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Does this mean we are headed for Deflation Duckie? (Thunder cats HO!)
Deflation has to deal with general purchasing power... not of a specific item.


Supply is too high for current lower-than-expected demand... so low prices. As companies cut production, prices should rise... but they are only slowly cutting production and demand is even worse now. We should see the bottoming out of 2GB modules in the next month or two though.
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Deflation has to deal with general purchasing power... not of a specific item.


Supply is too high for current lower-than-expected demand... so low prices. As companies cut production, prices should rise... but they are only slowly cutting production and demand is even worse now. We should see the bottoming out of 2GB modules in the next month or two though.
Pretty much that's the hope. We are getting into the traditional "Busy Season" for the market (Back to School, Holidays, etc...)

That said, every time I send out new pricing I invariably get calls/e-mails from folks going "It went down, AGAIN!?"

My favorite comment so far was "Pretty soon RAM chips will be on parity with Potato Chips."
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For $80, I just bought the same 3x2GB Corsair modules I bought last year at $200. Low latency, great price. This is the best time to be buying memory.
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around this time last year I spent 140$ for 2x2GB G Skill Pi, 6-8-6 1600 ram...

wow I failed.
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Pretty much that's the hope. We are getting into the traditional "Busy Season" for the market (Back to School, Holidays, etc...)

That said, every time I send out new pricing I invariably get calls/e-mails from folks going "It went down, AGAIN!?"

My favorite comment so far was "Pretty soon RAM chips will be on parity with Potato Chips."

Pretty soon, the heatspreaders are going to be more expensive than the RAM.
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It's a good time to be in the market, eh?

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awwwww....
Lol... Nick, I'll take a closer look at what Mushkin has to offer, if that's any consolidation.
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It's a good time to be in the market, eh?




Lol... Nick, I'll take a closer look at what Mushkin has to offer, if that's any consolidation.
Sure! Let me know if you have any questions.
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post #18 of 69
Wish ddr2 would drop. I don't need 6-8 gb per say, but it would be nice since I multitask a lot.
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I'm just going to stock up on RAM and I won't have money to build a rig until January.
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This is where you sell me 1000 kits Nick! =P
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