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    Default OCZ makes it official - No more RAM

    http://www.overclock3d.net/news/memo...m_production/1

    Over the past few years, prices for DRAM memory chips have steadily been on the rise. Unfortunately for module manufacturers, the amount that consumers are willing to pay has not. The resulting dwindle in profit margins in the computer memory market has caused one player to say enough.
    OCZ has given word that they will begin to discontinue production of some of their lower-end, consumer DRAM modules. While these "commodity" level products had accounted for 70% of their DRAM revenue in the past year and a half, this only amounts to less than 3% of their gross margins. This has caused OCZ to post negative numbers several times over two years.
    With the reduction of these lower-level DRAM modules, OCZ will be able to focus on their high-end enthusiast products, namely solid state drives. They feel their position in this particular market has solidified enough such that they will be able to make the focus transition from commodity DRAM modules to SSDs by November.
    If I were to rma my OCZ ram.. I'm screwed! I read it takes OCZ forever to honor their ram warranty.
    Last edited by Lil' Dead; 29-08-2010 at 15:04.

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    Not surprising really their just following XFX's example here.

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    WOW! Well I hope nothing happens to my RAM.

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    Makes you wonder where they will draw the line in the sand.

    nothing lower than Platinums?

    or only produce flex and reapers and the like
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    I am assuming that this may help us I think! with the price's on their SSD as they will probably focus and go after this market in a lot of different ways, price being one of them!
    I'm glad now that I switched over to G.SKILL on this last build!
    Last edited by vinman; 29-08-2010 at 15:12.

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