Memory4Less: DDR4 Memory Price Report September, 2020

Dear Customer,

Welcome to our September 2020 Memory Price Guidance Report. The Memory4Less Price Guidance is based on new, factory sealed, clean tested pull parts and tested refurbished. Prices in this report reflect our opinion of ASKING MARKET PRICES. These prices are often discounted wholesale prices. Actual transaction prices may vary due to brand and available quantities.  No guarantees are made and no liabilities are assumed as to the accuracy, validity of this information. We encourage our readers to do further extensive research and due diligence when making their buying decisions. 

Memory4Less DDR4 Memory Price Report September, 2020

DDR4 2400Mhz 32GB, 64GB

                                 DDR4 Memory Price Summary September, 2020

Reg-ECC 3200MHZ 2933MHZ 2666MHZ 2400MHZ 2133MHZ
DDR4 128GB   $1,595 $1,375 $1,225 NA
DDR4 64GB $465 $485 $475 $445 $545
DDR4 32GB $225 $195 $185 $175 $165
DDR4 16GB $195 $115 $135 $129 $95
DDR4 8GB $135 $105 $95 $90 $79

Memory Prices have remained fairly stable over the last 5 months since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.  Supply-Chain challenges remain in the industry due to the disruptions caused by Covid-19. At the same time there is pressure to sell in the industry as sellers need to free up cash. This duality of pricing pressures has caused dram modules prices to remain stable and in some categories decline.  In addition the data centers and enterprise buyers have postponed much of their procurement plans during the summer months. This third factor has also contributed in forcing dram module prices to remain stable over the Covid-19 crisis. If any of the above factors were to change in the coming months, we can expect the dram module prices to rise significantly. OEM manufacturers (factories) continue to give very long lead times for new product especially 64GB and 128GB. This is primarily due to break-down of their supply chain due to Covid-19. As Supply Chains start to come back online we may see products flow into the market. 

There is strong demand from business forced to pivot and start working from home. There is huge demand for Networking Equipment to allow remote work to continue.  A lot of existing equipment has been reconfigured and upgraded to accommodate remote employees needs and demands. Most business resorted to upgrading existing equipment to save cash. Hence orders on new equipment declined as the crisis continued into the summer months. The demand for refurbished IT gear upgrade increased substantially over the summer months, and there were shortage of parts on some categories. Businesses needed the higher speeds and and faster processing and demand for Memory, CPU, Switches, Firewalls and Storage (hard drives and SSD) continued to remain very strong. 

Our recommendation to our customers is to upgrade and acquire any equipment that is essential to their operations and not delay. Parts can become scarce in the market without much warning and with increasing US sanctions the possibility of potential shortages of parts is very high. 

We hope you are all staying well and safe.


Memory4Less  –   Please call 1-800-821-3354 for Memory Price Quote

 DISCLAIMER: The information contained in this communication is confidential and is intended only for the use of the addressee. It is the property of Memory4Less and Unauthorized use, disclosure or copying of this communication or any part thereof is strictly prohibited and may be unlawful. Please note that any views or opinions presented in this email are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the company. The memory price guidance is through extensive algorithmic calculations of OEM memory prices provided to author from various distribution channels. Memory Prices may vary and change with changing market conditions and supply and demand conditions during a particular day. The intention of this Memory Price Guidance is to allow buyers to have an estimate of expected memory price movements to budget their infrastructure build-out. The Memory Price Guidance is based only on DDR4 memory prices of the type Register ECC modules. Other Memory configurations prices may vary due to brand, type (ecc, non-ecc, load reduced, vlp), speed, profile, latency and other factors. Please call 1-800-821-3354 to request quote on your particular memory needs.

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