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    News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    Massive upswing in SSD sales and a dwindling memory market force company to abandon its roots.
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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    Wait....

    What ?

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    Quote Originally Posted by vdbswong View Post
    Wait....

    What ?
    Fair play to OCZ. In this global economy you need to move with the times and keep your business model where the most money can be made.

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    The DRAM game is pretty stagnant (in that it isn't growing) and Kingston pretty much rule the roost. The SSD market on the other hand is growing like mad, and no one company has really managed to establish a dominant position.

    From a business perspective I guess it makes sense. Still a bit of a shame - I quite liked OCZ memory.

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    Did OCZ make any high performance RAM like HyperX or XMS ?

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    yeah OCZ Reaper

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    It had stupid cooling systems with heatpipes and separate cooling arrays.

    Can't say I'm going to miss the Reaper RAM, but always a pain when a competitor leaves the market.

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    This is such a shame, their lifetime warranty was excellent and their RMA process works like a Dream.

    I just hope they aren't going to put all their eggs in one basket.

    I believe custom PC sales are really down, for me with a over clocked quad core 2 (purchased in 2007), I see no need to upgrade, so will skip a few generations of intel processors.

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    Thing is, when it comes too SSD's its either a C300 or a Vertex2E, no? So not an overly bad or stupid decision - for us or them.

    As above, its sad to see a brand disappear but they were waning anyway.
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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    NO I love my reaper X ram. Totaly overkill cooling but hey I like it.

    I also love my OCZ Vertex 2 as well

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    Shame to see them go, some great RAM with excellent aftersales support.
    Lets hope future lack of big name competition doesn't drive prices up

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    Quote Originally Posted by rabbid View Post
    Shame to see them go, some great RAM with excellent aftersales support.
    Probably because their CS department gets so much exercise. I've never known a RAM manufacturer to put out so many sticks which develops faults over time.

    Frankly I'm not surprised they're bowing out of the RAM market, they can only compete with the likes of Corsair on price, and having to replace so much broken junk is a double impact on profit margins.
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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    i have 12GB of this make of ram in my server 6x2GB sticks but should i look at buying another 6 sticks now to fill my empty slots before i cant get anymore, as i don't like mixing different makes of ram or is that not a problem anymore.

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    Shame. Just replaced 2 x 1gb sticks that went faulty on me. Very good service...
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    Quote Originally Posted by jetfire View Post
    i have 12GB of this make of ram in my server 6x2GB sticks but should i look at buying another 6 sticks now to fill my empty slots before i cant get anymore, as i don't like mixing different makes of ram or is that not a problem anymore.
    The way RAM goes, you'll probably still be able to get exactly the same modules in a different package.

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    Re: News - OCZ quits the DRAM game

    I agree, fair play, they make great SSDs and not much RAM so stick to what you know (and by know I mean can turn a profit in).
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