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The way i read it, they're asking as much as $700 for one stick at 2GB... 4 GB would be $800-1400
it was in response to this

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No Thanks, I'll stick with 4 x 512 DDR2
i was just saying its a stick of 2GB, not a stick of 1GB as his and stargates posts meant - or at least to me anyway

but yeh that is a lot of money.... give it a few months - it will go down
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Not that many cpus need DDR3, even core 2 duo fsb is hitting only around 500, DDR2 is fine for 500-600mhz
so we don't need DDR3 yet.
    
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Not that many cpus need DDR3, even core 2 duo fsb is hitting only around 500, DDR2 is fine for 500-600mhz
so we don't need DDR3 yet.
ya we do
    
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i thought some P35 boards hit 600+FSB?
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post #15 of 18
Hey what's the different between GDDR3 and DDR3 and why there is so much off a price difference?
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post #16 of 18
Price will drop rapidly as more manufactures jump on board.

I suspect by mid Q3, DDR3 prices will not to terribly higher than DDR2.
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yeah kingston has a monopoly right now. Even though its not that bad. On tigerdirect i remember some 1066 XMS for 450 2gb.. Definately not 900 or 700 dollars for 1gb..
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post #18 of 18
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Not that many cpus need DDR3, even core 2 duo fsb is hitting only around 500, DDR2 is fine for 500-600mhz
so we don't need DDR3 yet.
You need the RAM speed to be equal to the quad-pumped FSB value to saturate the FSB memory bandwidth. Hence, for the current C2Ds a RAM frequency of 1066MHz is required.
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