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post #11 of 43
Well it isn't a bad thing actually, I'm actually glad to see this happen. I'm done with DDR2, and since my new setup will use DDR3 I'd like to see lower prices on those ASAP.
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post #12 of 43
I don't need better ram atm... BUT in the future this should mean DDR3 chips will lower in price and be more produced...

I'm all for it.
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post #13 of 43
I guess I hit it just right. Got my memory at $52.50 per GB.

Now they are $70 per GB.
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post #14 of 43
Yup, G.Skill HZ's are climbing back up @ the egg. I have seen them as low as $104.99 now they're $129.99.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065

I swear, you could play the current RAM market like the stock market but with better results. I knew I should have bought a ton of these at $104.99...
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post #15 of 43
It may drop again sometime.. Who knows.. Let's keep moving though to DDR3.
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Most of you already got 2GB, you all acted like 2GB isn't enough
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post #17 of 43
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Originally Posted by Ellipsis View Post
Yup, G.Skill HZ's are climbing back up @ the egg. I have seen them as low as $104.99 now they're $129.99.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820231065

I swear, you could play the current RAM market like the stock market but with better results. I knew I should have bought a ton of these at $104.99...
I bet Newegg still has stock of stuff that they bought at previous rates and now they are making a fortune off of them at $130.
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post #18 of 43
It's funny because a 2GB Corsair XMS kit was 64$ shipped at newegg and now it's 80$+shipping....an no it wasn't no promotion the price remained at 64$ for a few weeks.
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post #19 of 43
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
I bet Newegg still has stock of stuff that they bought at previous rates and now they are making a fortune off of them at $130.
Yep, anyone with wharehouses that stocks up stuff like the egg that can raise prices due to thigns iek this greatly increases there profits,

Seems that since the big lawsuit that caused the prices to fall has now been appeased and thye are figuring out new ways to jack up the price and make more money again.

Really annoying.
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post #20 of 43
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sorry, i'm a stock-tard, and that tells me nothing about what the price of ddr2 is at the moment
No, the reason for the low/rising RAM prices is NOT due to DDR3. Look at the graph at www.dramexchange.com. The prices plummet around January.... right around when a major OS launched. However, Vista has not prompt as many upgrades as expected. Too much supply and not enough demand = lower prices. Some memory manufacturers are selling around production costs....
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