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Bought RAM for one price, $30 bump up 2 days later!

post #1 of 10
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This is the second time the egg has done this in the past 2 months with something i bought.

Just recently bought some Corsair Dominator Ram (3x2GB, 2 sets) for my new build. It costed 119 per set. 12GB for 240 aint bad so i pulled the trigger.

2 days later, newegg has bumped it up to 149!

Now this is odd, because i bought a DSLR camera about 1.5 months ago with 2 lenses for 850. Not 2 weeks later after my purchase, the package went to $1k, and a week after that, it was REMOVED from newegg.

Has this happened to anyone else? Not complaining of course, but this is really odd for this to happen within a 2 month period.

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Yeah price on newegg flucuates alot my mobo hdd and bluray was 20 cheaper one week and 20 more anotherSent from my PC36100 using Tapatalk
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Right after I bought my rig, about a week later i could've saved about $40
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post #4 of 10
After I bought my DVD burner for a low price, newegg raised the price a couple of days later. So to answer your question, yes, it's happened to me in the past.
post #5 of 10
one time I called newegg to complain about a memory kit being $20 more expensive than when I saw it x days ago, and they credited $20 to my account for when i DID buy the memory kit
post #6 of 10
Electronics(computer related) is a very price fluctuating market.I remember buying 4 gigs of ddr2 800 for $20 shipped from the Egg after mir.Bet you can't do that now nor 6 months before I bought it.You just need to watch those prices and pull the trigger when you think it's not going to get better.
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post #7 of 10
NewEgg is like playing the stock market. Same ordeal.
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Thanks guys...thought i was just me...weird.
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post #9 of 10
RAM price always fluctuates there's probably another kit rated 1600 9-9-9 (though not Corsair or Dominators) for the same price out there. Generally, however, DDR3 prices are going down.
post #10 of 10
If the reverse ever happens (buy something and price goes down) you can always get newegg to price match. I have heard people getting price matches a month after they bought something.
    
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