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Slap all the companies with a multi billion dollar fine, and lets see the prices drop
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C'mon you guys, this is pretty standard supply-demand response.

If you were selling something with too slim of margins to make it worth it, you certainly aren't going to be trying to make more of it.

You can't have really expected companies to sell RAM at-cost forever... right?
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Slap all the companies with a multi billion dollar fine, and lets see the prices drop

Right, because giving them another expense to worry about is really going to help with DRAM prices. rolleyes.gif

Where do you think they're going to get the billions of dollars to pay the fine? From sales. Which means your pocket.

Nice work! You have just contributed to your pockets being cleaned out with your "fine all the corporations" nonsense. thumb.gif
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The economic ignorance in this thread is astounding.

hi, you must be new, its called price fixing when every manufacturer slows down production to raise the price of their product...that is illegal.

But of course it wasn't called price fixing when they all increased supply and dropped prices right?
Not like anyone is making you buy their products anyway tho rolleyes.gif
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Right, because giving them another expense to worry about is really going to help with DRAM prices. rolleyes.gif

Where do you think they're going to get the billions of dollars to pay the fine? From sales. Which means your pocket.

Nice work! You have just contributed to your pockets being cleaned out with your "fine all the corporations" nonsense. thumb.gif

You're just replying to another of that politcal party that wants to ruin businesses yet business sign everyone's paychecks.

If you want to fine anyone in the DRAM business, make it the patent trolls Rambus. Patent a standard then sue everyone for using the standard and never make a product.
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But of course it wasn't called price fixing when they all increased supply and dropped prices right?
Not like anyone is making you buy their products anyway tho rolleyes.gif

Well it goes beyond that. Most governments won't care as long as an already small supply doesn't get hacked for the sake of justifying price gouging. This doesn't really qualify as that, since the DRAM market was flooded.

The same thing would happen if we were to have some kind of DRAM crash, and a bunch of companies went under. Once the market was cleared of all that, less manufacturers means less supply, and the prices go up. If the course had continued, it would have led to this anyway. I like it this way better, I like choices. I don't like getting to choose out of only 3 brands of HDDs. I'd preffer to keep our large amount of DRAM choices.

It would be a lie to say that no one talked all last year about how cheap the stuff was. Most of us bought up 16 or 32GB just because we could, and it was so cheap. So how can people throw a fit now, when they knew it was cheap in the first place?

It's crazy how greedy people are sometimes....
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Most people don't know that it was sold below cost and that was the reason it was below cheap. And now complain when a profit is made
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Most people don't know that it was sold below cost and that was the reason it was below cheap. And now complain when a profit is made

Don't know, or don't care. Either way, people are greedy and always want more for less. When they don't get things the way they want, it's big business that are the greedy ones. See how convinient that is?
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Most people don't know that it was sold below cost and that was the reason it was below cheap. And now complain when a profit is made

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Don't know, or don't care. Either way, people are greedy and always want more for less. When they don't get things the way they want, it's big business that are the greedy ones. See how convinient that is?

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Meh, I'll just download more Ram for free
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