DDR Memory now or later?

Solar

Limp Gawd
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With AM2 comming out, all the leading platforms are going to be DDR2 so my question is this: should I buy DDR memory now or wait until DDR2 is available for both platforms? I already have an MSI mATX mobo and an A64 4000. I'm still looking for a graphics card too and I know I should wait on the graphics card as long as possible because those prices tend to drop but I'm curious about the memory.
 

Chops

Limp Gawd
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Why would you consider upgrading if you have a 4000+? A 4000+ isn't anything to sneeze at.

Personally I'm going to skip DDR2 altogether and wait till DDR3 gets here. That and I have a rather large sum tied up in my DDR sticks :p
 

nst6563

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I agree...if that 4000+ is running at stock speeds, oc it a bit and you have an instant free upgrade. Get the ram. Don't worry about M2 or DDR2 for awhile. You can always drop in a dual core chip and get another upgrade without worrying about DDR2 or M2 (as long as you're on s939)
 

streetkid

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I'd get DDR now, I don't think it could go much lower, plus once everyone moves to DDR2, DDR1 might start to become slightly obsolete and harder to come by, making it more expensive.
 

fuelvolts

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DDR prices are already starting to go up, so now is the time to buy it. I plan on skipping DDR2 also and just migrate to DDR3 when the time comes. I am happy with a Dual core opteron and 1 gig of DDR.
 

Solar

Limp Gawd
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thanks all, OCZ is looking pretty good right now over at the egg, can't beat the $50 rebate either
 
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