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DDR2 more expensive than DDR3?

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Why is lower generation ram more expensive than the current generation?
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supply and demand.
    
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They don't really make DDR2 anymore, Yet DDR3 is EVERYWHERE..
Its all a matter of supply and demand really.
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This is typical. Look at this link for DDR 400, for only 2GB!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-579-_-Product
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