DDR5 memory? When?

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by x509, Jul 12, 2018 at 6:46 PM.

  1. x509

    x509 [H]ard|Gawd

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    I need to upgrade this year, but I just read about DDR5, which promises real improvements over DDR4. So I'm wondering, how long before the major motherboard vendors have boards supporting DDR5 and the major memory vendors start selling DDR5?

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  2. fullvietFX

    fullvietFX [H]ard|Gawd

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    My guess is early 2020 we'll start seeing DDR5 mobos.
     
  3. x509

    x509 [H]ard|Gawd

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    OK. I can't wait that long. :( Of course, with the tariffs on Chinese-made computer parts, I may have to put off this upgrade until sanity returns. :confused:
     
  4. Archaea

    Archaea [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Those tariffs aren’t affecting RAM prices yet. If they ever even do. RAMs been expensive for the last year due to crypto mining and other factors. The tariffs are not to blame in the slightest.