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Memory Pricing Guide

Biweekly Memory Prices - Week of November 15, 2010

By SharkyExtreme.com Staff November 19, 2010

Welcome memory mavens and DRAM detectives to another installment of our biweekly memory price guide, in which we rev up the price search engines to bring you up-to-date buying info for a wide variety of desktop PC DDR2 and DDR3. Look for savings on your favorite module kits below, and see page 3 for details on how we find these prices.

Dual-Channel DDR2

Here, we are concentrating on DDR2-800 and DDR2-1066 modules. We currently track a variety of matched-pair DDR2 kits, including 2x1GB, 2x2GB and 2x4GB configurations. As a rule of thumb, we seek out performance/gaming modules with low CAS latencies and try to let the chart represent a range of manufacturers, product lines and vendors.

For the most part, dual-channel DDR2 prices continued to hold steady. While four of the prices we track fell in this issue, only one fell by more than a few dollars: the Patriot Gamer DDR2-800 2x4GB kit, which fell $20 to its currently tracked price of $180.


Dual-Channel DDR2 Prices

Memory Type Price ChangeVendor
Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 2x1GB $50 -$1 Amazon.com
Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 2x2GB $80 $0 NewEgg
Corsair XMS2 DDR2-1066 2x2GB $125 $0 Amazon.com
Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 2x1GB $48 $0 Amazon.com
Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 2x2GB $88 $0 NewEgg
Crucial Ballistix DDR2-1066 2x1GB $48 $0 NewEgg
Crucial Ballistix DDR2-1066 2x2GB $111 $0 Crucial.com
Kingston HyperX DDR2-800 2x1GB $50 $0 NewEgg
Kingston HyperX DDR2-800 2x2GB $90 $0 NewEgg
Kingston HyperX DDR2-1066 2x1GB $47 $0 NewEgg
Kingston HyperX T1 DDR2-1066 2x2GB $86 $0 NewEgg
Mushkin Enhanced Blackline DDR2-1066 2x1GB $68 $0 Amazon.com
Patriot Extreme DDR2-800 2x1GB $50 -$3 NewEgg
Patriot Viper II DDR2-800 2x2GB $112 $0 Amazon.com
Patriot Gamer DDR2-800 2x4GB $180 -$20 NewEgg
Patriot Viper II DDR2-1066 2x2GB $94 -$1 NewEgg

  • Page 1 Biweekly Memory Prices - Week of November 15, 2010
    Page 2 Dual-Channel DDR3
    Page 3 Triple-Channel DDR3

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