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Prices reduced cost of DDR3 memory DDR2 remains stable

DDR3 memory prices are falling, the cost of DDR2 is stable

Despite the growing popularity of RAM type DDR3, which is used in an increasing number of computer systems and differs from its predecessor much better specs, prices of this memory in the second half of the month tended to decrease. For example, according to the resource Digitimes, citing data from DRAMeXchange, declined by 2.4 percent contractual prices for DDR3 memory with a density of 1 Gbit related to mass products.

DDR3

At the same time, DRAM manufacturers have managed to maintain a stable price level DDR2 memory with the same measure density. Contract prices for DDR3 memory in the second half of July, according to sources declined by an average of 2 percent.

Experts of the U.S. mobile phone — Danger Driver

U.S. experts: Mobile Phone — Danger Driver

The National Traffic Safety Administration on U.S. highways (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) conducted a study that took into account the number of deaths on the roads and explored their reasons. According to these data, 16% of all fatal car accidents in 2009 were caused by inattention while driving. That is, the driver was distracted by another activity instead of driving. Moreover, the number has increased: in 2005 it was only 10%.

Behind the wheel

And this growth is seen against the background of reducing the total number of deaths in car accidents: from 43,510 in 2005 to 33,808 in 2009. According to the NHTSA, about one-fifth (18%) deaths due to driver inattention on the road due to talking on a cell phone while driving straight.