Monday, September 22, 2008

DRAM Prices Fall: Maybe MacBooks Will Offer 4GB Out The Door

While this is wishful thinking on my part but I've seen 3GB offerings on some Windows laptops in the last few weeks since we started tracking laptop values on Onxo.  So hopefully, an 18% drop in DRAM futures in two weeks will result in Apple offering at least 2GB on the low end Macbook model and 3-4GB on the higher end ones, particular the black Macbook.

I mean, c'mon, 2GB, Jobs?  Seriously.  As someone who is seriously considering the next refresh of the Macbook Air, I really would have to see 4GB on that baby.  Knowing Apple though, we'll probably on see 3GB.

Still given the dearth of details on the next Macbook updates, we'll just have to wait and see.  According to Macworld, the lower DRAM prices offered PC makers to differentiate themselves with from others by offering memory upgrades for a nominal fee or simply as a free option.

Love to see those iMac and Macbooks buffed up memory-wise.

Note:  Tomorrow would be a great time for Apple to take some shine off the Google phone with new Macbooks.  Just saying is all.

Source:  Macworld

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