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Compared to what the Americans pay Enterprise our RAM isn't that cheap and the general selection here is pants.

Scan - probably the most used - only stock Corsair really here, Ebuyer another one of the biggest only really sell Corsair, Kingston and OCZ. Overclockers sell Geil and Gskill but not always too cheaply and they're not all that trusted by the consumer.

Sucks.
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Hehe, I can remember buying PC133 ram for like $40 for 512mb when i was like 10
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Hehe, I can remember buying PC133 ram for like $40 for 512mb when i was like 10
I remember when 1GB was $100.
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Have fun with those... Most new Ballistix die after a week or 2
Mines been running overvolted to about 2.2v for about 3 months now. (Well, not any more since motherboard died..)

Most Crucial sticks that die are because of idiots who think it can take 2.2volts without any cooling other than heatspreader, I have a old Athlon XP 60mm fan on it, quiet as hell, didn't cost me a thing, and it keeps the memory cool to touch.
    
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Mines been running overvolted to about 2.2v for about 3 months now. (Well, not any more since motherboard died..)

Most Crucial sticks that die are because of idiots who think it can take 2.2volts without any cooling other than heatspreader, I have a old Athlon XP 60mm fan on it, quiet as hell, didn't cost me a thing, and it keeps the memory cool to touch.
I'm one of those idiots who fried 3 sets of thier D9GMH sticks near stock clocks at or below 2.0V. I can assure you that they did indeed run cool- testing with my IR camera let me know that I was running less than 50C, well below the 90C rating.
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Hehe, I can remember buying PC133 ram for like $40 for 512mb when i was like 10
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I remember when 1GB was $100.
I remember when 1MB was $100.
    
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I remember when 1MB was $100.
OLDIE!!!
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I don't see ddr3 reducing in price.....
    
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I remember when 1MB was $100.
I remember having a computer that couldn't even take a full meg of ram. I remember one of my first computers. It was a green monochrome IBM 5150. All I did was play Space Invaders on it.

Good times.

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If RAM is still going to be around in ten years or so, I'm sure we'd look back an say how we remember DDR2 being $10/GB and laughing at how expensive it seems!
    
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