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$30 for a 2gb stick is ridiculous. i dont care if its 1066, 800, 677 or 533mhz... ill oc it. i cant find 2x2gb stick for under $45. i see 4gb of ddr3 for $21....


any one have ram they are willing to part with? anyone know where i can get some ram for a decent price? the egg and tiger have the same prices. RIP OFF PRICE >={
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its not really a RIP OFF PRICE, its the fact that its now legacy.

as in its not the current industry standard.

the prices are reasonable considering the prices when ddr2 first came out

just like nice old cars, they go up in value, because they are old and because once they are all "owned" no one else will ever be able to "own" another again,for example, you may own an audi R8 but me owning a car that cost half as much 50 years ago, can be worth more then your r8 now.
   
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post #3 of 23
Have you tried eBay or craigslist?

I had this same problem about a year ago when I was upgrading my old rig. It didn't take me long but I scored 2x1gb Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 for $25 shipped.

Unfortunately you are going to have to go used. Just hope you can get lucky and find a deal on eBay or the swap shop here.
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Have you tried eBay or craigslist?

I had this same problem about a year ago when I was upgrading my old rig. It didn't take me long but I scored 2x1gb Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 for $25 shipped.

Unfortunately you are going to have to go used. Just hope you can get lucky and find a deal on eBay or the swap shop here.
need at least 4gb. i dont like ebay or paypal, been scammed so much. im sure half the ram listed on ebay is dead.
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iloveyou

if only there was quality ram listed.
Edited by xFALL3Nx - 10/3/11 at 2:08am
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EH just go find some people with older rigs who wont notice a missing stick or two
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EH just go find some people with older rigs who wont notice a missing stick or two
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Likely not going to find inexpensive DDR2, unless it's used.

When my last DDR2 system needs more RAM, I'll sell board, ram, and CPU and replace it with a DDR3 platform.
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