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    DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Accelerated price drop will be precipitated by US-China trade war, says TrendForce.
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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Ahh, the end of the Great Fix.

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    About bloody time

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    let see whether it actually does for uss in the Consumer world anytime soon....

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    might be time to get 2 more 8gb ddr4 sticks to go up to 32gb :-)

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Wasn't Trump's trade war supposed to be bad for consumers?

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Seems my delayed buying is paying off.

    Wanted an R7 1800x + 64Gb ram (Photography + Videography) but just couldn't justify the cost.

    Now it seems Zen2 is going to great and I will be able to afford/justify the ram cost, happy days.

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Quote Originally Posted by philehidiot View Post
    Wasn't Trump's trade war supposed to be bad for consumers?
    I know you like making bad jokes for various reasons but the trade war was not responsible for this.

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    That was quick: the Corsair Vengeance 8GB memory module I linked to at £37.10 yesterday is £34.20 today.

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    I know you like making bad jokes for various reasons but the trade war was not responsible for this.
    According to my boss I like to provoke for my own amusement....

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Quote Originally Posted by mtyson View Post
    That was quick: the Corsair Vengeance 8GB memory module I linked to at £37.10 yesterday is £34.20 today.
    News like this probably creates a self fulilling prophecy. Shops think people are going to hold off buying whilst the prices drop and so drop them earlier.

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Quote Originally Posted by philehidiot View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by mtyson View Post
    That was quick: the Corsair Vengeance 8GB memory module I linked to at £37.10 yesterday is £34.20 today.
    News like this probably creates a self fulilling prophecy. Shops think people are going to hold off buying whilst the prices drop and so drop them earlier.
    But aren't you supprised they have margin to do that just like that?

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Quote Originally Posted by DevDrake View Post
    But aren't you supprised they have margin to do that just like that?
    But do they? Lose £1 a stick now by selling at near cost or lose £20 a stick later when the market goes down further? Take your pick. As a business I prefer emptying inventory bought at higher prices ASAP and then restocking as supplier's prices drop, maybe even increasing delivery times and converting to just in time to allow minimal losses in a bear market. You might lose a sale here and there when people are in a rush but turnover / volume does not equal profit and I've watched a very large business I worked for kill itself by trying for volume at all costs, selling loads, depriving competitors but making nothing. Most people aren't in a massive rush when buying PC parts (especially a build where often many suppliers have to deliver many bits) and so if they can increase delivery times to a week or maybe even two, rather than next day, I'd happily do that to save a few quid.
    Last edited by philehidiot; 08-06-2019 at 07:02 PM.

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Now the problem is buy more DDR4 or wait for DDR5 and or the price fixing begins a new.

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Being Scottish I got all excited by the headline but upon reading further I realised I had got the wrong sort of Dram

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    Re: DRAM price will decline as much as 15 per cent in Q3

    Quote Originally Posted by Korrorra View Post
    Now the problem is buy more DDR4 or wait for DDR5 and or the price fixing begins a new.
    Well, I recently bought a load of DDR3 to take me to 24GB. I'm not suffering from speed issues. That said, new Zen, mobos with PCI-e 4 and falling DDR4 prices MAY give me a reason to upgrade but quite a lot, including water cooling system, would need changing.

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