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#89001 24-Aug-2011 15:41
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needed to upgrade my desktop pc at home which doubles as a windows server 2008 box running hyper v with lots of virtual machines. Went to buy some more RAM and found 4gig RAM sticks are selling for 41 bucks each!! (

These are Kingston chips of which I currently use 2 already and have had no problems with. The last one I purchased a few months back for just over $80 so prices have halved in the last few months it would seem. Couldnt resist and have cranked my machine up to its max 16 gig FTW :)

Now if only SSDs would come down to the same levels... 

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  #511338 24-Aug-2011 16:09
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according to price spy, price starts at $34. cheap as. only if my oldish MB can support more than 4GB of RAM :(

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  #511352 24-Aug-2011 16:29
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Thats why I went for 8GB in my new comp. It was only $6 more expensive to get 2 4GB sticks than it was to get a 4GB kit with 2 2GB sticks in it.

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  #511360 24-Aug-2011 16:42
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Im looking at a new machine soon and its tempting to buy RAM now while its so cheap....

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  #511362 24-Aug-2011 16:49
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Wow, I just bought 4gig for my laptop for less than $55!!!

Thanks for the link!


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  #511364 24-Aug-2011 16:50
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if you can kit your machine out with 16 gigs for 160 bucks I say do it.

Interesting read here about why prices cheap at moment. I guess exchange rates also make a bit of a difference at the moment. 

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  #511382 24-Aug-2011 17:33
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Careful of there website has deceptive advertising.
They have free shipping stamped on there website but not all items have free shipping.


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  #511469 24-Aug-2011 20:45
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interesting link..I have used them 3 times and never had any problems but I guess no where is perfect.

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