[geeks] RAM is cheap
alaric at metrocast.net
Tue Mar 31 20:01:18 CDT 2009
Shannon Hendrix wrote:
> On Mar 31, 2009, at 11:59 , gsm at mendelson.com wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 31, 2009 at 11:06:10AM -0400, nate at portents.com wrote:
>>>> Anyway, it struck me as cheap...
>>> Yes, the RAM market has bottomed out, RAM is selling for less than
>>> cost to make it, and RAM makers are going under.
>> No, going under was so 2008. Now they are "positioning for a bailout".
> True... Taiwan government now runs a large percentage of their dead
> RAM companies.
> Not just a bailout, but a government takeover.
> What should be interesting is what happens when the government owned
> ones also over-produce and bottom out, as they surely will.
> I'm avoiding other even worse scenarios.
Does this mean "Buy RAM while you can, if you can spare the cash"?
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