RAM Prices Are They Going Up or Down?

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RAM Prices Are They Going Up or Down?

Post by Major_A » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:28 pm

Man I just went to look for a cheap 4GB kit and I'm amazed. The cheapest 4GB DDR2 1066Mhz kit I found was ~$95 plus shipping at the Egg. For a long while there you could get a 2GB stick of the stuff for around $20. When is this stuff going to come out of the stratosphere and land back on earth?

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Post by skier » Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:31 pm

i was looking at a 2x2 kit of GSKILL Ripjaws DDR3 1600, it was $85 on sunday, $105 on monday...
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Post by ibleet » Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:21 am

Major_A wrote:When is this stuff going to come out of the stratosphere and land back on earth?
Tell me about it...this is freekin ridiculous already!

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Post by Velo:Sity » Sun Feb 07, 2010 8:16 am

Yeah, that has been delaying my RAM upgrade since summer. Although reasonable deals do pop up occasionally.

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Re: RAM Prices Are They Going Up or Down?

Post by djpinc19 » Fri Feb 12, 2010 9:35 pm

ive noticed prices have gone up since the release of windows 7.

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Post by crowTrobot » Sat Feb 13, 2010 4:35 am

I check dramexchange daily: http://www.dramexchange.com/

its annoying how ddr3s are supposed to go down as ddr2 climbs, but the fallout of 2009's economy means increased prices for everything :/

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Re: RAM Prices Are They Going Up or Down?

Post by Optix » Sat Feb 13, 2010 10:14 am

I agree. It's insane.

I remember looking at a set of G.Skill Ripjaws. I think they were 1333mhz and ran $85. A month later they were up to $115! That's one hell of a jump. A $100 set of Corsair was up to $125. The only ones that haven't gone up are OCZ and they are only sub-$100 because of the MIR.

Not that I have a problem with OCZ. It's the only type of memory I have ever run and their tech support is top notch, even if their rebate system is slower than a frozen snail going uphill.

Hopefully DDR2 prices will spike up that high so I can get more for mine when I sell them.

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Post by deleted » Sat Feb 13, 2010 5:52 pm

RAM prices are really skyrocketing. When I bought my two 1GB sticks, they were about $22 on sale. Now it's at least $40 if not more. Unbelievable.

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Re: RAM Prices Are They Going Up or Down?

Post by crowTrobot » Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:02 am

Bad news for DDR3
http://forums.legitreviews.com/about25793.html :/

Thankfully I got a huge deal on my recent 3x2GB purchase, because there's no way I would've paid the retail price of $200+ 13% CDN tax for it.

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Post by Apoptosis » Tue Feb 16, 2010 11:22 am

crowTrobot wrote:Bad news for DDR3
http://forums.legitreviews.com/about25793.html :/

Thankfully I got a huge deal on my recent 3x2GB purchase, because there's no way I would've paid the retail price of $200+ 13% CDN tax for it.
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Post by crowTrobot » Tue Feb 16, 2010 12:27 pm

oops sorry, I completely missed it. I just used the first link from google. #-o

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Re: RAM Prices Are They Going Up or Down?

Post by commenda » Thu Apr 08, 2010 11:05 pm

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Re: RAM Prices Are They Going Up or Down?

Post by Wavid » Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:40 pm

is $100 for a pair of 2gb AMD black edition sticks good? because that's what i paid for in march. they're DDR3-1600

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Post by snowballak » Sat Apr 10, 2010 12:07 am

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Re: RAM Prices Are They Going Up or Down?

Post by RBIEZE » Wed Apr 14, 2010 10:26 am

Memory is slowly creeping up in price.

I was lucky and purchased 12 GB last summer, sold it on Ebay yesterday for almost twice what I paid ,lol.

never had that happen before.

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