DRAM Prices Still on a Downward Trend

TrendForce is reporting falling prices for memory modules in August, which mirrors similar reports from other research firms. TrendForce said that a 4 GB DDR3 module stood at about $18 in the second half of August, down about 4 percent from the first half of the month. Spot market prices are a little lower and were in the $17.50 range.

The trend in September is still heading down with spot prices for 4 GB modules currently hovering in the area of $17.25, with market lows that are touching $17. 2 GB DDR3 modules have fallen below $10 and are currently trading as low as $9.75.

Untested 4 Gb DDR3 (1600 MHz) chips are currently selling for $2.57 on the spot market. 2 Gb versions (1333/1600 MHz) are at about $0.85.

 

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  • tomfreak
    Oh yeah bring it on! Now All we need is 8GB stick to go as low as 200% the price of 4GB stick.

    then I'll pop in another 2x8GB can make my rig 24GB RAM for RAMdisk.
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  • tomfreak
    Oh yeah bring it on! Now All we need is 8GB stick to go as low as 200% the price of 4GB stick.

    then I'll pop in another 2x8GB can make my rig 24GB RAM for RAMdisk.
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  • dimar
    I wonder how this will affect the upcoming DDR4?
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  • ojas
    dimarI wonder how this will affect the upcoming DDR4?

    Won't affect anything. It'll be the same as DDR2->DDR3
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