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Glad I'm not the only person noticing this.
I build gaming computers for people on the side & this is really starting to kill me.

problem is when dram goes up ssd's go up
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SSD prices have already started to go up. I wish I'd bought a 250GB 840 and 32GB RAM.
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Originally Posted by Master__Shake View Post

no competition though, they all raised their prices, the only thing there competing for is "who can go the highest"

My comment was aimed at Mechtech, not you mate.
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SSD prices have already started to go up. I wish I'd bought a 250GB 840 and 32GB RAM.
My comment was aimed at Mechtech, not you mate.

true. 128GB SSD= 80$ 4 months ago, now 110-140$

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true. 128GB SSD= 80$ 4 months ago, now 110-140$

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Outside of the 830s from Samsung I didn't see any drop below 90 for long until BFriday when I got my Kingston HyperXs for something like 60-64 a piece. Samsung's 250GB 840s are hovering around the 160-180 range consistently and Plextor's extremely good models have been at that price range as well for 256GB.

But yeah the DRAM thing sucks as I was thinking of possibly swapping in another 4GB for my laptop.
     
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RAM is going up. HDD have never really recovered. SSD have not really change in price for 1 year now. You could have gotten a 256GB for around $200. Now you pay that or more.
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RAM is going up. HDD have never really recovered. SSD have not really change in price for 1 year now. You could have gotten a 256GB for around $200. Now you pay that or more.
Especially to think this is happening this economy.

Edit: Also, I do think SSDs have become more expensive on the whole since December.
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memory/storage pricing is always cyclic
I recall late 2011 ram pricing had many sales where 2x4GB can be had for $30...it wasn't until mid to late 2012 for it to dip to that price again with 2x8GB finally reaching the $50 point.
Just this past winter 3TBs HDD were on sale for ~$100 and 128GB SSD could be had $60-90 range
Sept - Dec really is the best time to buy electronics/computer hardware if you want a good deal.
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oh no!!! RAM isn't super cheap anymore? sad day
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oh no!!! RAM isn't super cheap anymore? sad day

Another person who thinks cartel forming is a good thing. Enjoy being milked once again by DRAM makers because this isn't the first time they've been caught doing this.
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eh. it's tax season. this is when prices always gets jacked on steroids (same trend, every year).
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