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NAND flash and DRAM chip prices may rebound shortly

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"Commodity prices, stocks, exchange rates and so on may establish pretty reliable trends over extended periods but there are almost always times when the applecart gets upset, at least for a short time. In the computer world we are currently enjoying seeing SSD storage prices and computer RAM modules prices trending to attractive all-time lows for consumers, but there are industry-sourced reports suggesting we could see prices rebound, at least in the short term. "

"Taiwan's DigiTimes has been talking with its industry sources this week about NAND and DRAM chips, and the products they go into. The journal reports that it has been tipped off that Taiwanese memory module makers like Adata Technology, Phison Electronics and Team Group "are mulling a 10-15 per cent hike in SSD prices and enforcing a limited-supply policy".That doesn't sound good for consumers. "


 
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Damn not again. I was so glad that we could get DDR4 3000MHZ 16GB kits for under $100 CAD. Looks like we are going back into having to factor the cost of RAM into builds again.
 
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Back in March I predicted prices would hit a low in July and then creep back up mid August into September and then only temporary drop again for Black Friday and then stay high until DDR5 hits the market.

So far I'm 100% right.... This literally happens every single time we are at this point in the memory cycle.
 
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2 weeks ago, Newegg adds were filled with sales on DRAM. E-mail I got today? Zero.
 
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Back in March I predicted prices would hit a low in July and then creep back up mid August into September and then only temporary drop again for Black Friday and then stay high until DDR5 hits the market.

So far I'm 100% right.... This literally happens every single time we are at this point in the memory cycle.
The whole economy works like that basically :) In many ways. Ups & downs, with a general trend up. I;m always amazed how people think its a great idea to do your shopping at Christmas. Wait a month and buy in January/Feb... usually great prices.
 
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