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HDD and RAM have been stupid expensive. I will stay with 8GB for as long as i can. If they don't lower prices i don't buy simple as that.
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Edit: article was BS.
Edited by ArchieGriffs - 10/21/14 at 5:20pm
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That's a bummer, I was honestly hoping to see some DDR4 price drops. I bought pretty much the cheapest kit available at launch, hoping that in a year or two the good stuff would be available cheaper.
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Again, you have restated your original thought without any additional validation, evidence or clarification. What evidence do you have of collusion?

None. It's just my assumption. Prices don't fix themselves. Dram factory burning? Excuse. Thailand flooding, excuse. I understand it's a business. Companies will set whatever price they want. It's the lack of competitive prices (as we've seen before).
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No I didn't. You said that the companies are colluding. I presented evidence that they are not.

It's even worse in that case since they're defying economy of scale. Fixed cost on average will go down and variable cost should go down.
    
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Again, you have restated your original thought without any additional validation, evidence or clarification. What evidence do you have of collusion?

Well, you can always check the prices of various companies on Amazon through CamelCamelCamel, which I did, and see that prices varied over time, then suddenly in July of last year all the price variations disappeared and the prices fixed to $160ish.
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post #27 of 74
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should have bought 16 GB when it was cheaper, everyone said "8GB is plenty" sure its plenty but with the prices 16 was a steal at that point in time

Yep...... bought 16gb for my one gaming rig ($74) and thought I'll upgrade the other rig later mad.gif

Now I can only get 8gb for what I spent for 16. I snoozed sleepysmiley03.gif and I losed doh.gif
post #28 of 74
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

HDD and RAM have been stupid expensive. I will stay with 8GB for as long as i can. If they don't lower prices i don't buy simple as that.

HDD prices have been getting better, but I totally agree that when prices are stupid, I don't buy either. I love to shop Microcenter's Clearance and Open-Box parts. I've picked up some really decent parts for great prices.
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None. It's just my assumption. Prices don't fix themselves. Dram factory burning? Excuse. Thailand flooding, excuse. I understand it's a business. Companies will set whatever price they want. It's the lack of competitive prices (as we've seen before).

...but do we know what competitive prices are?

The low low prices that we had experience a few years ago were not healthy prices.... companies were selling at cost (or under).
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...but do we know what competitive prices are?

The low low prices that we had experience a few years ago were not healthy prices.... companies were selling at cost (or under).

Exactly, we don't know, that's why it's just an assumption
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