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What does this all mean to you as a consumer? This is probably the best time to buy memory products, be it flash memory for mobile-phones, cameras and other gadgets or computer memory upgrades. Weak demands trigger price-drops as an immediate reaction. If the market doesn't respond to price-drops either, companies cease to invest in PD and R&D, go into clearance mode. This is comparable to a plant in wilting.

So where are my price drops?
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eehhh... you haven't seen how cheap RAM is lately?!?!
    
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lol I haven't. RAM isn't cheap until it goes back to $20 a stick

But from the $200+ price tags that they had when DDR2 first came out, they have dropped drastically.
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lol I haven't. RAM isn't cheap until it goes back to $20 a stick

But from the $200+ price tags that they had when DDR2 first came out, they have dropped drastically.
I ordered this crucial 2x1GB set for $20 after MIR a few days ago
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Where are the 4GB kits for under $50!

/wishful thinking
    
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eehhh... you haven't seen how cheap RAM is lately?!?!
$20 a gig, crazy stuff. If they go that price on DDR3 we are talking about some seriously happy overclockers.
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For instance, check this kit out. It used to be that the 1000MHz kit was that price, and the 1066MHz kit was much more expensive. But now the fast kit is only $90, and the one's I have are just $85 (they've been as low as $80).
    
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Where are the 4GB kits for under $50!

/wishful thinking
4GB of my RAM was about $80. So, it's close!
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I ordered this crucial 2x1GB set for $20 after MIR a few days ago
Have fun with those... Most new Ballistix die after a week or 2

Ram is cheap as hell though... my 2x2GB Team Xtreem kit cost £70 posted... and that's about £50 less than i paid for 4x1GB of Ballistix a few weeks before that.
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I just recently got a pair of 1GB 1066MHz sticks for only $60. And before that, I bought a 1GB stick for only $20. How is that not cheap?
 
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