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When DDR5 memory becomes dominant what happens to DDR4 pricing?

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I seem to remember when DDR4 become the dominant standard, high-end DDR3 kits didn't become cheaper they became more expensive and harder to get at least initially (although now they're dirt cheap). Will the same pattern be followed as DDR5 becomes dominant?
 
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I seem to remember when DDR4 become the dominant standard, high-end DDR3 kits didn't become cheaper they became more expensive and harder to get at least initially (although now they're dirt cheap). Will the same pattern be followed as DDR5 becomes dominant?

The prices of ddr4 will become slightly more expensive as manufacturers switch to making ddr5.
The price wont rise until ddr5 becomes widely available.
 
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It will remain the same for a while cause the adoption rate from DDR5 for the next couple years will be low, then once DDR5 becomes dominant, DDR4 pricies will likely increase, same as what happened with DDR3.

If you go look online, you'll find most DDR3 prices as equal as DDR4 sadly
 
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Just look at the prices of DDR3
 
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It will remain the same for a while cause the adoption rate from DDR5 for the next couple years will be low, then once DDR5 becomes dominant, DDR4 pricies will likely increase, same as what happened with DDR3.

If you go look online, you'll find most DDR3 prices as equal as DDR4 sadly
New, yes, used, far from it.
The cheapest 16GB DIMM: DDR4 is about $3.625/GB, while DDR3 is $2.125, according to https://memory.net/memory-prices.
For the price range of 32GB DDR4 DIMMs, you start finding 64GB DDR3 DIMMs. So once you go up in density DDR3 goes close to half the price of DDR4. Though DDR3 maxes out at 64GB while DDR4 goes upto 256GB per DIMM.
 
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