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dammit man! my 2 x 2gb corsair dominator cost me like $130... that was late 2009.
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post #12 of 28
There's no excuse if you need more than 4GB, overkill or not. Hell buy 16 or 32gb so you have spares if you have sticks go bad ^^
post #13 of 28
Not really worth the wait for DDR4 when we haven't got any good timings yet. DDR2 timings are getting better but DDR3 seems more about Speed than timings.
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Not really worth the wait for DDR4 when we haven't got any good timings yet. DDR2 timings are getting better but DDR3 seems more about Speed than timings.
Possibly because Intel IMC favors speed over timings, ram is already dropping in voltage to cater to Intel.

I'm pretty sure 1.65v ram is being phased out, and 1.5v will drop in production as well to favor the newer 1.25v-1.35v ICs.
    
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Better move quick, at the rate we're going it might be worth it to wait for DDR4 to sell...you've seen what happened to DDR2 prices O_O

If that's your only concern, you have nothing to worry about. DDR3 kits were out for over a year until the whole memory price raising shenanigans happened. DDR4 won't see the light of the retail market until 2013 at least, if not even later than that, by then, enthusiast CPUs are gonna be running 16GB-32GB RAM at the very least.
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post #16 of 28
We don't ever recomend 2GB DIMMs at work but I did notice that low voltage memory DIMMs cost less than the same sized normal voltage DIMMs for many Cisco servers now. Good stuff
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post #17 of 28
>overkill
>OCN

rofl
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dammit man! my 2 x 2gb corsair dominator cost me like $130... that was late 2009.
My 2x2GB Pi's cost me $160 when i bought them. I just checked and they are still going for $155-175. Nonetheless, this morning I picked up 2x4GB for $85 with some slightly loser timings but faster speed. I'm sure those timings are tweakable
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post #19 of 28
RAM prices make me bawww.

Bought my Sector 7's for £110 ish second hand last year, still around £150 new, then in 2 months time RAM started to fall quite quickly in price, now you can get 6GB of RAM for around £60. Good for a new build, but annoying that I didn't wait a couple of months, as the prices have fallen a lot quicker than other components seem to!
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Prices have fallen so much that my new build will have double the RAM (16 instead of 8)

Yes, I run virtual PCs etc
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