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Memory Pricing Guide

Biweekly Memory Prices - Week of January 24, 2011

By Staff January 28, 2011

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.

A couple of the prices we track in the dual-channel DDR2 chart fell by double-digit amounts in this issue of the guide, with the bigger of the two being a $15 drop in the tracked price of the Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 2x2GB kit.

Dual-Channel DDR2 Prices

Memory Type Price ChangeVendor
Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 2x1GB $38 -$2 NewEgg
Corsair XMS2 DDR2-800 2x2GB $70 $0 NewEgg
Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 2x1GB $46 $0
Crucial Ballistix DDR2-800 2x2GB $70 -$15
Crucial Ballistix DDR2-1066 2x1GB $48 $0 NewEgg
Crucial Ballistix DDR2-1066 2x2GB $93 $0
Kingston HyperX DDR2-800 2x1GB $46 $0 NewEgg
Kingston HyperX DDR2-800 2x2GB $73 -$3 SuperBiiz
Kingston HyperX DDR2-1066 2x1GB $46 -$1 NewEgg
Kingston HyperX T1 DDR2-1066 2x2GB $84 $0 NewEgg
Patriot Extreme DDR2-800 2x2GB $60 -$10 NewEgg
Patriot Gamer DDR2-800 2x4GB $165 -$5 NewEgg

  • Page 1 Biweekly Memory Prices - Week of January 24, 2011
    Page 2 Dual-Channel DDR3
    Page 3 Triple-Channel DDR3

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