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Let's start with DigiTimes. The news and rumor site claims to have heard from "industry sources" that contract prices for DRAM are set to rise 5-10 percent in March

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If you've been thinking about getting some new RAM, go ahead and get it now.
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5-10% is a joke. HDD prices went up 100%
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post #3 of 18
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Originally Posted by xPwn View Post

5-10% is a joke. HDD prices went up 100%

True but that doesn't mean they won't use this as an excuse to jack up their prices as well.
     
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post #4 of 18
This was posted a while ago--different source, same story--by the Micron Exec. saying the same thing.

"What's that? You're saying that the thing you're selling might go up in price, so I should go out and buy a lot more of the thing you're selling for MY benefit? Oh...okay!" rolleyes.gif
    
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Originally Posted by guyladouche View Post

This was posted a while ago--different source, same story--by the Micron Exec. saying the same thing.
"What's that? You're saying that the thing you're selling might go up in price, so I should go out and buy a lot more of the thing you're selling for MY benefit? Oh...okay!" rolleyes.gif

He's completely unbiased!
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post #6 of 18
Hey, RAM prices are going to increase because I'm going to use scare tactics to increase demand.

Quick, buy RAM before the price goes up!
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mootsfox View Post

Hey, RAM prices are going to increase because I'm going to use scare tactics to increase demand.

Quick, buy RAM before the price goes up!

Shhhhh! I have to tell the woman something when I get new gear, this is a perfect excuse to grab some new RAM right now! wink.gif
    
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post #8 of 18
10-15% more of nothing is still nothing. A $50 kit will cost $55-57.5. Whoop-dee-doo.
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post #9 of 18
Ram pricing is always seasonal - demand increases for the back-to-school buying season so prices go up. Whatever the increase actual is, it is likely that pricing will stabilize or go back down in the fall.

Still... right now is a good time to buy ram if you don't already have lots.
post #10 of 18
Looks like I'm getting the other 8gb soon.
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