DDR vs DDR2

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Ive been wondering why I dont hear much about DDR2 memory. Its been out for some time now, and yet most of the RAM I see on the internet is still DDR1. With DDR3 scheduled for release in 2007, why is its predecessors predecessor still the norm?
 
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DDR2 is notorious for high latencies, which often cancel out the benefit that its high frequency offers.
 
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AMD are making the move to ddr2 this year, as intel system have had it for some time now. I'd want to see the latencies improve on ddr2 modules before I consider touching them. DDR2 prices at the moment are cheaper then DDR1 prices, but they may rise due to samsung reporting a shortage in DDR2 chips.
 

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