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Where to buy DDR5 RAM to get next-gen performance today

Last Updated on December 1, 2023
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From the pits of the tech world, DDR5 rises from its bubbling pot to bring you those delicious next-generation speeds and performance. DDR5 is brand new and as such, you will need to get your hands on new motherboards to fully take advantage of the fresh RAM sticks you’ve installed in your PC.

DDR5 compatibility launches alongside the new motherboards hitting store shelves in November, with manufacturers like Gigabyte, MSI, and ASUS already loading up storefronts as seen in the accidental surfacing of the products by Newegg.

Pricing on DDR5 has been wildly all over the place, as it’s brand new, you’re going to see prices in the hundreds of dollars rather than your typical $70 for a 16GB kit. Along with the pandemic causing shortages of electronics, expect these to stay pretty high in price for at least the next couple of years.

At some point, early DDR5 kits were going for nearly $350, so be wary. Best Buy now has the Dominator version live on their site, along with some motherboards from MSI.

The kits are set to launch on November 4th.

You can see where to buy Alder Lake and Motherboards on our dedicated pages.

DDR5 RAM Currently Available
GeIL Polaris RGB DDR5 RAM, 32GB
Crucial RAM 8GB DDR5
Crucial RAM 16GB DDR5
Crucial RAM 16GB Kit (2x8GB) DDR5
Crucial RAM 32GB DDR5
Crucial RAM 32GB Kit (2x16GB) DDR5
Crucial RAM 64GB Kit (2x32GB) DDR5
ADATA Premier DDR5 32GB (2x16GB)
XPG Lancer DDR5 32GB (2x16GB)
Corsair Vengeance DDR5 32GB (2x16GB) – Best Buy
Corsair Domination DDR5 32GB (2x16GB) – Best Buy
Corsair Vengeance DDR5 32GB (2x16GB) – Scan
Corsair Dominator DDR5 32GB (2x16GB) – Scan

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