DRAM pricing set to continue sliding downward into 2011

Memory pricing to continue to fall into 2011.

Published Thu, Nov 25 2010 7:00 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:33 PM CST
Memory is already at insanely low prices, but lower prices is not a bad thing, right?

DRAM pricing set to continue sliding downward into 2011 | TweakTown.com

The price of DRAM is set to continue falling throughout the first half of 2011 - the wholesale price of a 2GB DDR3 module has dropped 46 percent since the start of 2010, from around $46.50 to $25 - it could also drop to as low as $20 before the end of the year.

This fall in pricing will continue due to a manufacturers being able to increase output thanks to the use of immersion scanner technology that improves yields in their fabrication plants and the unusually (that's weird) low demand for memory.

This is of course normal, as there is a huge supply of memory but low demand leaks to an excess of supply - which means they have to get rid of it, what does that mean to you and I? Cheaper prices of course.

Into 2011 we should still see cheap memory, which means retailers can bundle more memory in their systems and the price will still be very cheap, netbooks and notebooks also benefit from this too.
NEWS SOURCE:techspot.com

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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