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Thanks to DDR3 costs, video card makers raising prices across the board

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 08 Apr 2013 18:34 User comments (5)

Thanks to DDR3 costs, video card makers raising prices across the board According to a report from suppliers, the recent increase in DDR3 memory prices has led video card vendors to raise prices across the board.
The retail prices have (or will) jump 10 to 15 percent, a significant increase for the end user.

Reports say only DDR3 is affected, so high end cards with DDR5 will not be included. Many budget cards still use the lower-end memory, however.

Perhaps worse is the notion that the prices will not drop back to previous norms in the next six months, unless manufacturers offer promotions, says the report.

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5 user comments

18.4.2013 22:56

What happened... another flood?


Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


DSE VZ300-
Zilog Z80 CPU, 32KB RAM (16K+16K cartridge), video processor 6847, 2KB video RAM, 16 colours (text mode), 5.25" FDD

28.4.2013 23:42

damn

39.4.2013 13:57

i'm sure in a couple of years you will see in the news about price fixing by the manufacturers. i haven't read of any sort of disaster that led to a shortage. they are increasing the prices because they can.

49.4.2013 14:15

Originally posted by Jemborg:
What happened... another flood?
Yeah.......a flood of bullshit!

59.4.2013 14:15

They are not made in that giant industrial park that's just been shut down in North Korea by any chance?


Its a lot easier being righteous than right.


DSE VZ300-
Zilog Z80 CPU, 32KB RAM (16K+16K cartridge), video processor 6847, 2KB video RAM, 16 colours (text mode), 5.25" FDD

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