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Agreed, especially with the current hdd prices up.
interesting, I hope they dont jump too much.
Was just thinking about a memory upgrade.
I can go for some more memory, would need to upgrade all my ram if i want to do that though :(. But 12GB is fine for me right now.
Hopefully the prices don't get too crazy :( I'm actually starting to gather up parts for a build... it will be my first. Of course that's still a ways down the road so I hope ram will still be affordable then!
Buy the RAM first, while it's still so cheap.
ram is as cheap as tap water? not so my friends not so.
Lol no those are some good looking sticks of ram though, maybe we should do a give away with some of those.
[quote user="Manduh"]Hopefully the prices don't get too crazy :( I'm actually starting to gather up parts for a build... it will be my first. Of course that's still a ways down the road so I hope ram will still be affordable then!
I wish I could, but no 'extra' funds until possibly middle of Jan or even Feb :( bah. oh well. Let's just cross our fingers they don't get too pricey!
Thanks for the heads up on this I may need to pick up some ram before I get that new computer I'm saving for.
I wish I had your hoarding skills and the ability to jump on the latest trends. I've been hesitating (yeah I know) to buy RAM for a long time, even though the prices have been at it's lowest for a while. Now that the RAM prices are rising, I don't know if I should jump on now or save my money for something else... I mean sure, 8GBs of RAM would be nice but I'm saving up the money for something and I don't receive much money for me to spend it freely on anything.
Just finished (re)building a computer with 4 x 4GB DDR3 RAM, which I was able to purchase for prices that would have seemed incredibly low a year ago - and they have continued to fall after my purchase. Great for consumers - hope prices stay stable !...
TaylorKarras wrote:I wish I had your hoarding skills and the ability to jump on the latest trends.
I buy stuff as I can, and usually only when Newegg has a big sale on. They do have some outrageous sales at times too. Also, I do some PC repair work for people at times. When I do, I have them buy me a gift certificate at Newegg for an agreed amount. I save those up and when I have enough of them, I use them to buy something.
Today, there is 8GB of DDR3-1333MHz RAM for $25.00, It isn't gaming RAM, but still, it's amazing how low the prices have become.
Yeah, I doubt prices are going to rise that much maybe 5-10%. and with the way prices are now 5 to 10% is going to be 10-20 dollars for a kit and I doubt that that kind of jump is going to make or break a build unlike the 100-150% increase in hard drive prices :(