DRAM market remains unstable amid weak demand

By Matthew
Aug 22, 2011
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  1. As industry insiders predicted less than a month ago, DRAM prices have continued descending through August and the market is still surrounded by uncertainty for the remainder of 2011. According…

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  2. Tanstar

    Tanstar TS Guru Posts: 407   +88

  3. Tomorrow_Rains

    Tomorrow_Rains TS Enthusiast Posts: 156

    I still dont understand why older ram is more expensive.
  4. blimp01

    blimp01 TS Enthusiast Posts: 144

    I wish these prices would affect the corsair dominator ram, I would love to see some 2133 MHz sticks for like 25 bucks
  5. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson TS Maniac Posts: 488   +10

    One thing that may contribute to low demand is how Motherboard manufacturers limit the max memory now that a Windows 64bit OS holds more or less 50% of the market.

    Give us more slots and raise the memory max for cheaper motherboards. They don't advertise the benefits of having more memory... The free lunch is over - Tech people are buying up ram, but that is not enough since you are floading the market. We cannot keep up. I'm still on DDR2 and I have several machines. Only if I buy something new will I be upgrading. You got to advertise to the mainstream. Intel is doing it with their processors... educate people about memory. And make it less confusing.
  6. monkeychef23

    monkeychef23 TS Member Posts: 74

    I do want to point out that the 8gb Ripjaws that I purchased during black friday sales were around $50 on sale. Now there normal price is below what I paid. OMG!
  7. fpsgamerJR62

    fpsgamerJR62 TS Rookie Posts: 489

    I have my eye on the Corsair Vengeance 16GB LP DDR3-1600 kit for my next upgrade. I'm hoping for some more price drops in their excellent line although the prices at present are already very reasonable.

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