DDR5 memory is missing. Production problems due to missing components

The Alder Lake platform supports both DDR5 and older DDR4 memory, which was a good idea from Intel. There are no modules of the first type in the stores and according to the data disclosed by the 12chip.com website, there is no chance for a quick improvement. It turns out that manufacturers are unable to produce the equipment due to a shortage of PMIC chipsto manage the energy delivered to the bones.

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Supply chain sources say the chip is up to 10 times more expensive than the corresponding DDR4 chip. In addition, its production is very low, and full the order, purchase and delivery cycle lasts as long as 35 weeks. So if someone has already purchased a motherboard with DDR5 support, but could not buy memory anywhere, it may turn out that they can wait even several months for their modules.

Low availability means very high prices at the same time. 2x 16 GB sets (the most popular) cost a lot over PLN 1,500and there are also those for which you have to pay well over PLN 2,000. zloty. We are talking about basic packages, not the best, selected models for overclockers.

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