[Arm-netbook] The open risc v idea is good
allanitomwesh at gmail.com
Fri May 5 06:36:24 BST 2017
This is so true. Especially on DDR4 sticks they're basically price fixing
at this point.
On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 6:21 PM, Bill Kontos <vkontogpls at gmail.com> wrote:
> There is currently a cartel going on on ram ICs. Once the chinese offered
> the last american ram producing company( I forget it's name) to move its
> production to China, ram pricing started climbing, the company is healthy
> again and we are still seeing price hikes, so China is for once investing
> in homegrown production. My guess it will be no earlier than 2019 before we
> see prices dropping again.
> On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 4:50 PM, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <
> lkcl at lkcl.net> wrote:
>> On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 2:46 PM, zap <zapper at openmailbox.org> wrote:
>> >> bottom line it's far too expensive and quite impractical. 4GB is the
>> >> practical limit at the moment and even that's stupidly expensive
>> >> relatively speaking.
>> >> l.
>> > Ah... okay I had no idea it would be that expensive if you made it from
>> > scratch. my bad.
>> hey not a problem. just have to keep an eye on prices for DDR3 (and
>> DDR4 when it's more popular for ECs) over the next few years.
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