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Old 06-05-2007, 09:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Amid plunging prices and expanded factory output -- which is forcing some manufacturers to sell their chips below the costs to produce them -- all DRAM makers are expected to lose money this quarter for the first time since 2001, according to one semiconductor researcher.


DRAM chipmakers to suffer worst quarter since 2001 - MarketWatch
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Old 06-05-2007, 09:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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f**kin nice for us...too bad for the billionaires.
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Exactly. The **** I care becuase RAM companies were make ****LOADS when ram prices were so high 5 months ago or so. They got whats coming to them really.
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word UP. i paid 280 for my xms ram. yeah..it costs 100 dollars now.
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I feel your pain nagasama, i bought my gskill ram for 200, now its 87. Yeah its a nice kick in the pants....
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I payed $215 for 2GB which would cost 100 now.
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i payed about 130$ for 1 gig about 8 months ago and now they are about 30$
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I hear you nagasama. Paid $260 for mine, and I hate seeing much better ram for less than half. I think we should buy up these cheap prices, before they sky rocket again.
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i forgot what i paid for mines, best to not remember anyways...
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I paid $284.00 for these bad boys

Newegg.com - CORSAIR XMS2 2GB (2 x 1GB) 240-Pin DDR2 SDRAM DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory - Retail

If some companies are selling at below cost, then its best to buy now because there never going to be this low again.
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