8TB for $14

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  1. PTRMAN

    PTRMAN Limp Gawd

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  3. sno.lcn

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    Almost definitely not legit, likely a stolen account. No other items for sale, and no seller feedback in the past year. Same generic photo used by dozens of other sellers.
     
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  4. PTRMAN

    PTRMAN Limp Gawd

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    Well, I'll let you know what happens with this. Why would anyone go to this much effort to steal $14?
     
  5. sno.lcn

    sno.lcn Limp Gawd

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    Because they have many many other stolen accounts, and $14 enough times adds up.
     
  6. WhoBeDaPlaya

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    Pay me $14, and I'll take the Seagate :p
     
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  7. Archaea

    Archaea [H]ardness Supreme

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    In for one

    And almost certainty of cancellation.
     
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    Fuck it... Stranger things have happened. Fry's honored the $248 price on the Denon X2400H last week. Maybe I will get lucky twice :D
     
  9. THUMPer

    THUMPer I Sit in Stink

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    oh cmon! Insane if real
     
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    Mark me down for one. For $14 it's worth the risk.
     
  12. rgMekanic

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    In for 2, got my doubts but fuck it
     
  13. Master_shake_

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    he's never sold anything before.

    so yeah this is a fake.
     
  14. rgMekanic

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    I may be a broke mofugger, but I can float $14 till I get a refund if thats the case lol
     
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    neklepsia n00bie

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    also dropped on one
     
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    [Checks to see if my eBay account has been hijacked... AGAIN!!]

    They WILL definitely hijack accounts to sell cheap stuff. Mine has been hijacked a number of times to sell fake sunglasses.
     
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    I don't feel like giving a stranger a free loan today... but damn if you all do get your drives...
     
  19. Verge

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    how do you steal 14 dollars from eBay though. They 99% of the time side with buyers on dispute?
     
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  20. Verge

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    i'll gamble and let ya'll know. Feel like wasting 14 bucks tonight
     
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    I bit for 1. Certain its BS but ebay will just have to begin refunding us later. On the off chance that someone is just trying to get rid of some hard drives for dirt cheap! Its worth a chance lol
     
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    scam just like all those 1080ti card for 150.
     
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  23. DTN107

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    Bought one as well. Seller blocked the purchase of more than 1.

    Had some ebay bucks that were about to expired and got my cost down to $5. For that cost I'll take up on this gamble. I don't think it will go through but hell for $5 I'll try anyway.
     
  24. opfreak

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    your best bet is that ebay flags these before payment goes through.
     
  25. auntjemima

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    Those cards actually show up though.. they just happen to be knock offs or old cards in the to boxes.. so at least it's SOMETHING for my hard earned $14.
     
  26. sno.lcn

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    1. Not everyone will file a dispute in time, so you can make off with the cash.
    2. Empty the PP account, eBay can't recover funds that aren't there.

    These guys aren't making money on a handful of $14 scams, they've got thousands of other sales going at the same time with other stolen accounts.
     
  27. DTN107

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    Ohh? Do we have a thread or anything on that? I want to see the pics lol.
     
  28. auntjemima

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    I haven't seen the 1080ti specifically, but this has been the case in the past on flagship cards.
     
  29. Verge

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    cancelled by eBay FYI
     
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    yup me too. oh well!
     
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    MOD: Please kill this thread. I paid and it's saying I may and may not be able to get a refund that the person selling this item, his/he account was compromised and this purchase may/may not have buyer protection.

    Bad deal all around.
     
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    Log into your paypal and cancel the payment transaction.

    The guy didn't finish registering a few things on his end and all payments should be pending (but should be able to be cancel on buyer's paypal end).

    Only took me 2 seconds to cancel it.
     
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  33. rgMekanic

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    We had to remove this listing from the site and you're not required to complete the transaction. If you've already sent payment, the sale should process as normal and you don't have anything to worry about. If you have any questions about delivery, please check tracking or contact your seller. If you run into any trouble along the way eBay is here to help. Please visit the Resolution Center to help resolve any problems you may encounter.
     
  34. DTN107

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    Weird. I got a slightly message.

    I tried to cancel through ebay but it didn't work. It did work when I logged into paypal and canceled the pending transaction there.
     
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  36. THUMPer

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    Sounds like a pain in the ass..
     
  37. PTRMAN

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    Not really too much effort required. I thought the potential reward was worth the risk...
     
  38. Parja

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    Yup, happens all the time.

    Only time mine got hijacked, though, I was apparently selling a Ferrari in the UK.
     
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