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SDRAM to rise, DDR-SDRAM to fall....

By Phantasm66
Jan 4, 2003
  1. Its expected that during the month of January that older generation SDRAM modules will rise in price, however the newer DDR-SDRAM modules will fall, according to the DRAMeXchange Web site.

    "Contract prices for 256-megabit DDR SDRAMs are expected to be around $6-to-$6.50 in the first half of this month, according to the Web site. In comparison, contract prices for 256-Mbit DDR SDRAMs ranged from $6.50-to-$7.00 in the second half of December 2002..... Contract prices for older SDRAMs could go to above $5.00 and $3.00 for 256- and 128-Mbit parts, respectively, for the first half of this month, the Web site said. In comparison, contract prices for 256-Mbit parts were $4.25-to-$2.85 in the second half of December 2002, while 128-Mbit chips ranged from $1.75-to-$2.40, it added."

    More here.
     
  2. warr

    warr TS Rookie Posts: 67

    price is driven by demand. sometimes it is manipulated by those big companies and industries.
     
  3. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,573   +65

    I don't know how much of this will be passed on to consumers, but that looks awfully cheap!
     
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