[Arm-netbook] updates from eoma68-a20
calmstorm at posteo.de
Sun Jan 28 02:12:29 GMT 2018
>>> i really don't know. RAM prices are so mad that suppliers are
>>> actually reluctant to find out, because (a) they actually CAN'T get
>>> hold of them - as in there AREN'T ANY AVAIALBLE or (b) those that are
>>> available are in such demand that they don't want to commit unless
>>> you're actually serious and have cash RIGHT now.
>>> when i say "there aren't any available" i mean, "demand for apple
>>> products has gone so insane that the RAM foundries are so overwhelmed
>>> with APPLE's RAM orders that they haven't got TIME to manufacture
>>> anything else".
>> Hmm... Interesting. That is insane. so basically for 2gb of ram it
>> adds 200$ to the price tag or 100$...
> yeah. that's if there's only 10 people. but there are 900 people.
> if half of them are prepared to pay extra, that's fine... but it means
> i now have to get quotes for 450 with 1gb and 450 with 2gb.
> that means ONLY an order of 2000 RAM ICs @ 2gb, and ONLY an order of
> 2000 RAM ICs @ 1gb.
> that in turn means that i can't use the supplier i was going to use,
> because he has a MOQ of 5000 units.
> that in turn pushes the prices up for BOTH SETS OF RAM
> also the split production will also be much more expensive per unit
> because now there will be TWO SETS OF SETUP AND TEARDOWN COSTS....
This sounds very difficult, Well, you would also have to find out how
many people want 2gb of ram with a poll or something. Pity not everyone
wants 2gb of ram that badly... ;/
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