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Old 04-25-2010, 05:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Wow, I bought these back in July 09 for $95 and now they are at $205!

Newegg.com - OCZ Platinum 6GB (3 x 2GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1600 (PC3 12800) Low Voltage Desktop Memory Model OCZ3P1600LV6GK

This is crazy. I thought computer hardware is suppose to decrease in price over time.

Looks like I got a sweet deal!
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Old 04-25-2010, 05:58 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Yep, I bought my 4gb Gskill ddr2 800 for ~$60, now they're $105.
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Old 04-25-2010, 06:47 PM   #3 (permalink)
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that set of RAM (OCZ) also had a mail in rebate back then, brought price down to 60-something

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Old 04-26-2010, 12:21 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Ram has been going up lately. No one knows why every company is increasing their ram price.
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Because they can... =/
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They underestimated the uptake of DDR3, how can they ever make a profit when such a new (now current) generation costs so little? If you introduce a new product at $95 for 6GB (which is what i bought my Corsair for, SOO lucky i did), when will you ever make a real profit?

The price is as much as the market can bare now.
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