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Old February 17, 2014, 09:07 PM
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Just checked prices of the ram kit I bought 2 of they just sky Rocketed from $599 to $636 now upto $868 im wondering if a fire made it jump from $599 to $636 what on earth made it jump to $868.

1.Fire at every Factory they produce this kit.
2.Tsunami after the fire and during repairs?
3.Ncix pulling a Gouge Egg and charging more since Supply is low.

Lets hear some ideas on what would make price jump $232 in matter of days.
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Old February 17, 2014, 09:14 PM
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To be fair most retailers and e-tailers do that. Because people will buy them...remember the HD prices a couple of years back.

But NCIX are the best at it, I remember Linus had some dumb ass excuse to the high prices NCIX was charging for the hard drives, when they just opened up a store in the US.

Unfortunately, ram is a vital component of a computer and there is nothing you can do about the prices.
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Old February 17, 2014, 09:16 PM
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I used shopbot and got them 2 kits at $589 each put 2 year warranty on both. Now just hope they ship them lol
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Old February 17, 2014, 09:28 PM
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I used shopbot and got them 2 kits at $589 each put 2 year warranty on both. Now just hope they ship them lol
Yea good for you. I personally use memory express but they don't carry every single brand that ncix does.

So..... I use ncix's sales that memory express has in stock to price beat the difference by 25 percent.

In a way, I like ncix still because they help me bring my business to other vendors lol.
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Old February 17, 2014, 10:53 PM
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Lol yeah iv tried memory Express but for peices I needed they see
seemed to about 10-25% more expensive. Shopbot does leg work and brings up multiple deals from different vendors. Figured if I save enough why not buy 2 yrs peace of mind for this type of hardeare. A lesson I shoulda learned in first build.
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Old February 18, 2014, 03:29 AM
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I've noticed price creep lately, but it's been closer to 10%, so I suppose it's the state of the loonie wrt the $ , but as always,we didn't seem to get much of a discount when it was on par, so claims of an exchange rate premium are disingenuous at best.
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Old February 18, 2014, 04:12 AM
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A total of a $432 increase is very volatile though. I know memory fluxuates like crazy but going from a original $430 to $867 is like Juggeling Nitro while being chased by a Cheetah.
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Old February 18, 2014, 07:22 AM
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A couple months before SB-E came out I bought, on sale, a 16GB Corsair 1600Mh CL9 kit from the egg for 60 or 70bucks.. It came to $81 ( i'll check the invoice tonight to confirm) after tax and shipping.

I'm pretty sure the price of that kit now is twice that now. Crazy
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Old February 18, 2014, 07:41 AM
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A year ago I bought a 4x4 kit of low profile 1600 ram for $90, now you can barely get a 2x4 kit for that price. A few months back I bought a 2 x 8 DDR3L 1866 sodimms for $150 and now they are $200!
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Old February 23, 2014, 06:49 PM
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I had to call in and got them to ship 1-2 ram kits they had. This rig is just not wanting to come together all parts seem to be like finding a unicorn.
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