Memory Prices

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  1. lorenkjr1

    lorenkjr1 Honorable Member

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    Geesh is this for real? I had no idea memory prices were dropping like this.

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    I know it's crazy, you can pick up 8GBs of RAM for like £65! Which is what I intend to buy when I get Windows 7 64bit....:cool:
     
  3. lorenkjr1

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    Well I think I might just buy it for spares. At that price it's like who cares. I know it's the ecconomy but, that pricing is unreal. Wonder what else is that cheap?
     
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    One of the reasons it's cheap is that there's a glut of DDR2...They made too much of the damn stuff.. With over 60% of gamers still using XP (Source: Steam survey) the take up of vista didn't spark the rush for DDR2 the manufacturers thought that there would be....
     
  5. lorenkjr1

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    Ah, now I understand. But, still good for the rest of us for sure.
     
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    I bet when Windows 7 is released DDR2 prices will rise.....What with most XP users who missed out from vista who will now probably move over to 7...... We'll see
     
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    Well that could change if the ecconomy tanks further. What I am more confused by is the overall tanking of everything related to computers. Not much left that is not expensive.
     
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    Yes.........This is the time to "spash the cash" on RAM. Even though you might not need it at present, it's a good idea to buy now for your next upgrade. Like Kemical, I see the benefits of moving over to 64bit computing when memory prices are at this level.
     
  11. lorenkjr1

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    I agree, and thats why I bought the 64bit OS and gig's of memory. Maybe just maybe I will buy a bigger hard drive next month. I have never seen prices like they are now.
     
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    A new HDD huh?.... You could buy one thats exactly the same as your present one and then run a RAID 0 set up. They are a bit more tricky to run but the performance boost is well worth it.
     
  13. lorenkjr1

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    I think might just be a great idea. You give help if I need it. Cause I am not well versed at all on Raid.
     
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    I just thought... Make sure your motherboard supports RAID otherwise you'll have to buy an add-in card.
     
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    No problem. What do I look for and what should they run? Thanks.
     
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    If you can find out which motherboard you've got then I'll be able to tell you..
     
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    Foxconn Napa
    Motherboard ID 10/24/2008-MCP73-6A61NFK1C-00
     
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    I'm afraid I couldn't find your exact mobo with hte above info... Is your system built by HP? If so which model is it?
     

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