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picked up 8GB for $25 the other day, from my friend brand new
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post #22 of 29
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Originally Posted by Deadboy90 View Post

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.

Doesn't Micron have two manufacturing plants in the US?
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post #23 of 29
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Originally Posted by DVLux View Post

It seems you have read Sun Tzu's Art of Memory Manufacturing
My new fav quote.
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It's not a conspiracy. They just sell a lot of SSDs lately.

Now if you want a duopoly look at AMD and Intel on CPUs. They hold x86/x86-64 patents captive.

I'm not even sure GPUs are immune. They most probably aren't.
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ram prices are crazy nowadays, let's all not buy them !
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post #26 of 29
This makes no sense:
"We'll stop making so much RAM because no one's buying it" ---> this drives the price up ---> people stop buying it ----> "We'll stop making so much RAM because no one's buying it"
post #27 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Dynamo11 View Post

This makes no sense:
"We'll stop making so much RAM because no one's buying it" ---> this drives the price up ---> people stop buying it ----> "We'll stop making so much RAM because no one's buying it"
Then the companies later claim they have record profit,lol.
It's like when the HDD crisis happened,you just can't stop buying RAM,unless of course you buy used to avoid the price gouging.

Quote:
Originally Posted by DADDYDC650 View Post

So happy I grabbed 4x4GB for around $90. Got these bad boys running @2133Mhz and couldn't be happier. biggrin.gif
I bought a 4x2 GB 1866Mhz kit around this time last year for about $65.
Edited by Heavy MG - 4/5/14 at 11:08am
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Originally Posted by Heavy MG View Post

It's like when the HDD crisis happened,you just can't stop buying RAM,unless of course you buy used to avoid the price gouging.
I bought a 4x4 GB 1866Mhz kit around this time last year for about $65.
That's not what your sig sais. tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by DADDYDC650 View Post

That's not what your sig sais. tongue.gif
Yeah,oops. I fixed it, thanks. biggrin.gif
I wish it was 4x4,I'm kicking myself for not getting 16GB in any config lol,back then you could get a 16GB kit for around the $100 mark,sometimes even less.
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