Wednesday tech deals: 500GB external WD HDD $35, 1TB $55

By on January 30, 2013, 12:30 PM

Western Digital 500GB USB 3.0 Hard Drive for $35 after rebate + $4 s&h, more

TigerDirect offers the Western Digital 500GB Elements SE USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for $64.99. This $30 mail-in rebate drops it to $34.99. With $3.69 for shipping, that's $0.08/GB, $5 under last week's mention, and the lowest total price we could find by $23. Rebate ends February 2. Also available the Western Digital 1TB Elements SE USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive for $84.99. This $30 mail-in rebate drops it to $54.99. With $3.69 for shipping, that's $0.06/GB, $5 under last week's mention, and the lowest total price we could find by $21. It features a maximum data transfer rate of 5Gb/s, backward compatibility with USB 2.0, and more. Deal ends February 2.

72  Dell XPS Ivy Bridge i7 Quad 3.4GHz PC w/ 24" LCD for $1,000 + free shipping

Dell Home offers its XPS 8500 Desktop PC bundled with the UltraSharp U2412M 24" eIPS Monitor for $1,568.99. Coupon code "G61JKGMC5$7RWX" cuts it to $999.99. With free shipping, that's tied with last week's deal as the lowest total price we could find for any Dell XPS 8500 with a 24" monitor, 12GB of RAM, and a Blu-ray player. We saw a similar bundle three weeks ago for the same price; however, it had less RAM, a smaller hard drive, and no Blu-ray player. Sales tax is added where applicable. The desktop features an Intel Core i7-3770 3.4GHz Ivy Bridge quad-core processor, an Nvidia GeForce GT 640 1GB video card, 12GB of RAM, a 2TB 7200RPM hard drive, Blu-ray player/DVD burner combo drive, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, Gigabit Ethernet, media card reader, and Windows 8 64-bit. Deal ends February 13.

72  Toshiba Satellite L-Series Laptops: Up to $245 off, from $330 + $25 s&h

Toshiba Direct takes up to $245 off select Toshiba Satellite L-Series notebooks. Plus, get select upgrades for free (they're automatically upgraded on product page). With deals starting at $329.99, that puts each model at the lowest total price we could find. Shipping adds $24.99, or get free shipping with orders of $499.99 or more. Sales tax is added where applicable. Deal ends February 4. Notables, with $24.99 for shipping unless otherwise noted: 14" Satellite L840-BT3N22 for $479.99, 17.3" Satellite L870D-BT3N22 for $479.99, 15.6" Satellite L850D-ST3NX1 for $499.99.

Refurbished MID 7" 4GB WiFi Android Tablet for $58 + free shipping

As one of its daily deals, All4Cellular offers the refurbished MID 7" 4GB WiFi Android Tablet for $57.95 with free shipping. That's $29 under a July mention of a similar new unit and the lowest total price we've seen for a MID tablet equipped with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). It features a 1GHz ARM Cortex-A8 processor, 7" 800x480 capacitive touchscreen display, 4GB internal storage, 802.11n wireless, microSD card slot, and Android 4.0 OS (Ice Cream Sandwich). Deal ends January 31 at 2:59AM ET. Note that no warranty information is provided.

73  Refurbished Roku 2 XS 1080p Media Player for $60 + free shipping

TigerDirect offers the factory-refurbished Roku 2 XS 1080p Wireless Streaming Media Player, model no. 3100B, for $69.99. Coupon code "QJU82147" cuts it to $59.99. With free shipping, that's $4 under a deal from last week and the lowest total price we could find for a refurb now by $16. The 3oz Roku XS 2 streams 1080p HD content from Netflix, Amazon Video On Demand, Pandora, Flickr, and other media apps. It features Ethernet connectivity, 802.11n wireless, a microSD card slot, USB port, remote control, HDMI, and more. A 90-day Roku warranty applies. Deal ends February 1.

80  Alienware M14x Ivy Bridge i5 Dual 2.5GHz 14" Laptop for $829 + free shipping

Dell Home offers its Alienware M14x in Stealth Black for $879.02. Coupon code "J9ZR64?V1WQ2S0" cuts it to $829.02. With free shipping, that's $120 under a deal from five days ago and the least expensive Alienware M14x laptop we've seen with a Core i5 dual-core CPU. Sales tax is added where applicable. It features a 14" 1366x768 LED-backlit LCD, an Intel Core i5-3210M Ivy Bridge 2.5GHz dual-core processor, Nvidia GeForce GT 650M 1GB, 6GB of RAM, a 500GB 7200RPM hard drive, a DVD burner, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, 8-cell battery, and Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. Coupon expires February 7.

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