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post #1 of 11
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Should I buy a 2gb kit now or wait until I have all the money I need and buy it together with everything else for my new build? What are the chances of prices dropping more or rising?
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post #2 of 11
I'd say if you are still waiting for money for new build. If you buy them now, they would be just sitting around. If you buy them later, they might be cheaper or better ones drop price.

I learned it the hard way when my ram dropped from $200 to $120 then $80..
I ordered it a few months before I built it, and it dropped right before I built..
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post #3 of 11
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Yea, but I'm afraid that it will rise as quickly as it dropped because I don't see it dropping any more, I think it's at its low right now.
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post #4 of 11
Unless your buying DDR2 then dont bother with buying any now.

Atm DDR2 = cheap buy now if your building soon
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post #5 of 11
well i got mine from a site for $150 when it was $200 at newegg. i was like holy ****! i can save $50 so i bought it back then, and it's $80 right now! which is like a couple months ago when it was $200. T_T and my ram sat at my room for a couple of months doing nothing..
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post #6 of 11
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Yea, I'm buying DDR2.
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post #7 of 11
If your building soon get some G Skill HZ's for $120 shipped from newegg - they pwn so much
    
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post #8 of 11
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Yea, I was planning on the HZ's. So you think I should get it now? Because I really don't think prices can get any lower.
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post #10 of 11
Yup ^^ I'll second the G.Skill HZ's.
The memory business is dodgy - prices could rise or fall at any moment. Buy as soon sa you can
    
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