DDR2 unlikely to go mainstream this year

By on January 19, 2004, 1:00 PM
Intelís upbeat projection for Prescott processors and subsequent boost in demand for DDR2 memory got a cold shoulder from several local motherboard makers, as they remain conservative about the actual adoption rate of DDR2 memory this year.

Unless DRAM makers can narrow the price gap between DDR and DDR2 chips to under 20%, DDR2 memory is not likely to become a mainstream choice before the end of this year, local board makers said.

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Masque said:
This is still a buyer's market.....companies aren't going to jump on a bandwagon when they realize people (for the most part) are not going to spend all their money on next year's technology.
Rick said:
I consider this good news... Now my PC won't be totally obsolete by the end of the year. :)
Federelli said:
I am still waiting for price drops for ddr here...But well...
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