It's time once again for AnandTech's Memory and Motherboard price guide.

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This Week

Welcome to the First Edition of AnandTech's Memory and Motherboard Price Guide for August.

Like previous week, the price of memory across the board continues to drop; albeit not as sharply as usual. The PC2100 512MB ECC DDR DIMM say a hefty $72 price drop this week, bringing it to a lower price of only $432. PC800 RDRAM also took a nosedive in price this week as 256MB modules can now be found for as little as $131 and 128MB RIMMs can be found for $51. PC100, 133, and 150 DIMMs also continued to drop in price this week.

Slot-1/Socket-370/Socket-423 motherboards continue to remain relatively unchanged in price again this week. Several i815EP motherboards were actually up in price. However, the remaining motherboards showed a slight downward trend.

On the AMD side of things we see the prices of KT133/E and KT133A boards to drop slightly in price. The Socket-A DDR mobos continue to fall moderately this week; especially those VIA KT266 boards.

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