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post #11 of 29
So happy I grabbed 4x4GB for around $90. Got these bad boys running @2133Mhz and couldn't be happier. biggrin.gif
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post #12 of 29
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Originally Posted by Rookie1337 View Post

At this rate I'll never upgrade and never have a 16+GB rig. sad-smiley-002.gif

This time last year was a great time to buy. I bought my 32g for $210. Bought 2 sets of THIS KIT last year from Micro Center for $105 each. I paired them up originally with a 3770k, but just recently upgraded to a 4930k. This should hold me over for at least the next 4 years...

Hopefully, DDR4 prices will be descent by then, lol.

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post #13 of 29
The traditional PC market is shrinking, but the tablet/smartphone markets are growing, so obviously a lot of production is shifting to tablets and smartphones. Unfortunately we're paying the price, literally.
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post #14 of 29
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Originally Posted by damric View Post

Imminent defeat starts with the attitude of imminent defeat.

Wut? He's stating the obvious. If dram is made in the US they have to pay US wages and thus, have more expensive products.
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post #15 of 29
eventually the dram market will be a duopoly, just like everything else we see- then the real price fixing begins!
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Originally Posted by hollowtek View Post

eventually the dram market will be a duopoly, just like everything else we see- then the real price fixing begins!

I, for one, welcome our new RAMverlords? Best stock up, if that ever comes close to happening.
post #17 of 29
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Originally Posted by DVLux View Post

I, for one, welcome our new RAMverlords? Best stock up, if that ever comes close to happening.

Should have stocked up a year ago, I wish I had. I picked up a couple of 2x2gb kits back then for about 25bucks but I wish I had got more, how was I to know that I would want to badly build a Kaveri sff rig.
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post #18 of 29
very Old ram price are cheap, at least on second hand market lol, it becomes cheap when nobody want it anymore. tongue.gif

good thing is I have 8GB ram, it should last long enough b4 I need to upgrade to 16gb.
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post #19 of 29
Got my 8GB (2x4GB) for $49.

That same kit now costs $76

Thank god I don't need any more. jealoussmiley.gif
 
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post #20 of 29
This is absurd; they're shooting themselves in both feet because RAM prices are already absurdly high. That's the reason so many people don't want to buy any. It's almost like they're trying to prevent sales.
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