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Prices of computer memory have been increasing in the recent months due to undersupplying by the the leading manufacturers. Micron Technology, the world’s third supplier of dynamic random access memory (DRAM), claims that the limited production of memory will persist throughout caledar 2013 and 2014. Do not expect cheap memory in foreseeable future, says Micron.

“[DRAM market] supply dynamics in particular appears to be healthy looking forward. We believe the DRAM industry wafer capacity will be down in both 2013 and 2014 and process technology upgrades are being stressed out, thereby reducing supply growth compared to historical trends,” said Mark Durcan, chief executive officer of Micron, during a conference call with financial analysts.



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I knew it was the right thing to do when I bought 16gb thumb.gif

Thanks for the article!
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I support this.

Hopefully it'll keep the manufacturers with healthy pockets and they'll have more funds for R&D, meaning nicer DDR4 chips smile.gif
   
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I support this.

Hopefully it'll keep the manufacturers with healthy pockets and they'll have more funds for R&D, meaning nicer DDR4 chips smile.gif

You know what?
I second this.

Memory was criminally cheap for a long time.
Im not complaining about that, but hopefully the extra money doesnt all just get funneled into the profit margin.
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You know what?
I second this.

Memory was criminally cheap for a long time.
Im not complaining about that, but hopefully the extra money doesnt all just get funneled into the profit margin.

what you say means that DDR4 mems will be more expensive at launching and neither decreasing size on manufacturing process nor during past of the time during first year will do a big degrowth in price
post #6 of 49
Well would you look at that! I think I see some smart business management going on here....

People don't need as much DRAM so they cut back on production which raises prices. This is called economics and is completely fair and legal.

Just wanted to say this before things get off track...
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I can either buy a 1866 mhz CL10 8GB ramkit for the upcoming A10-5750m now, or hope that something better arrives by summer...

Hard choice...
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ram going up in price kinda sucks but it not like it coast the same as ddr2 did thank god thumb.gif
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I still remember paying almost 200 for 6gb of 1600 when Bloomfield first came out
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You know what?
I second this.

Memory was criminally cheap for a long time.
Im not complaining about that, but hopefully the extra money doesnt all just get funneled into the profit margin.

It made Elpida, the maker of the epic MNH-E go bankrupt... frown.gif

Because I don't want to see more companies go is partially why I second this.
   
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