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    Raspberry Pi 4 2GB price cut to $35 in birthday celebration

    Permanent price cut for the 2GB version as Raspberry Pi's 8th birthday approaches.
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    Re: Raspberry Pi 4 2GB price cut to $35 in birthday celebration

    That says to me that the volume of sales is in the 2GB variant.

    Perhaps for most people the 4GB is too hot and the 1GB too cold...

    Edit: I love that Ice Tower cooler, hadn't seen that before. Want one for my Pi now, but at £20 it seems a bit extravagant.
    Oh and there's even a horizontal version with twin direct contact heatpipes So cute!

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/GeeekPi-Ras...dp/B07ZV6JDNL/


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    Re: Raspberry Pi 4 2GB price cut to $35 in birthday celebration

    I think the extra £20 for the 4GB makes the 2GB the sweetspot for most pockets.

    Proper tinkerer's could get by with that easily, and the HTPC crowd which would benefit most for the 4GB are more likely to buy a cheap Android box if spending over that £50 point, especially considering they'd still likely need a case, power, and most definably a heat sink to push the cose up even more.

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    Re: Raspberry Pi 4 2GB price cut to $35 in birthday celebration

    Quote Originally Posted by blokeinkent View Post
    I think the extra £20 for the 4GB makes the 2GB the sweetspot for most pockets.

    Proper tinkerer's could get by with that easily, and the HTPC crowd which would benefit most for the 4GB are more likely to buy a cheap Android box if spending over that £50 point, especially considering they'd still likely need a case, power, and most definably a heat sink to push the cose up even more.
    Oh I think you are spot on, the 2GB was the obvious choice. I still got the 4GB one though

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    Re: Raspberry Pi 4 2GB price cut to $35 in birthday celebration

    Nice, thanks for letting us know!

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    Re: Raspberry Pi 4 2GB price cut to $35 in birthday celebration

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    That says to me that the volume of sales is in the 2GB variant.

    Perhaps for most people the 4GB is too hot and the 1GB too cold...

    Edit: I love that Ice Tower cooler, hadn't seen that before. Want one for my Pi now, but at £20 it seems a bit extravagant.
    Oh and there's even a horizontal version with twin direct contact heatpipes So cute!

    https://www.amazon.co.uk/GeeekPi-Ras...dp/B07ZV6JDNL/


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    Re: Raspberry Pi 4 2GB price cut to $35 in birthday celebration

    Slightly annoying I recently bought the 3 B+ for £40.
    But I'd heard there were a few kinks and caveats with the 4 regarding the USB 3.

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    Re: Raspberry Pi 4 2GB price cut to $35 in birthday celebration

    mehh, in my region I still need to pay around ~43$ for the device...

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