DDR5 RAM may be 50-60% more expensive than DDR4 at launch

The next major upgrade of our PC’s RAM DDR5 is expected to be launched soon, and according to a blog post by MSI, we may have to pay for it.The title of this article is Everything you need to know about DDR5 memory modules, Briefly introduced what is special about DDR5 compared to its predecessor, DDR4.

Towards the bottom of the post (via Tom’s hardware), MSI made a prediction on the pricing of DDR5: “Historically, newer memory technologies have always had a premium of nearly 30-40% over the previous generation. However, this time, DDR5 contains additional components, further pushing up Therefore, we expect a price premium of 50-60% compared to DDR4 at the time of launch.”