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5:09 Productivity
6:38 Overall
6:57 DDR5 does have some advantages
7:35 But... Why scalp it then?
9:02 Make a scalper cry, buy DDR4

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With 12th-gen Core, DDR5 is finally here - But scalpers are already doing what they do best. With RAM now on the scalp list, how is a normal person supposed to upgrade? Should they?

Buy DDR4 RAM
On Amazon: https://geni.us/5OioU2
On Newegg: https://geni.us/D2SHo21

Buy Intel Core i9-12900KF CPU
On Amazon: https://geni.us/48bVfW0
On Best Buy: https://geni.us/6Tta
On Newegg: https://geni.us/3ZGlJ

Buy GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS Xtreme
On Amazon: https://geni.us/K4BwvMy
On Best Buy: https://geni.us/BMbl
On Newegg: https://geni.us/v3Rn

Buy GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS Master
On Amazon: https://geni.us/SzRgp
On Newegg: https://geni.us/sHsyb

Buy GIGABYTE Z690 AORUS Elite AX DDR4
On Amazon: https://geni.us/wOZt
On Best Buy: https://geni.us/fJEqL
On Newegg: https://geni.us/miTbUD

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MUSIC CREDIT
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Title: Laszlo - Supernova
Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY
iTunes Download Link: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712
Artist Link: https://soundcloud.com/laszlomusic

Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana - Sugar High http://www.youtube.com/approachingnirvana

Intro animation by MBarek Abdelwassaa https://www.instagram.com/mbarek_abdel/
Monitor And Keyboard by vadimmihalkevich / CC BY 4.0 https://geni.us/PgGWp
Mechanical RGB Keyboard by BigBrotherECE / CC BY 4.0 https://geni.us/mj6pHk4
Mouse Gamer free Model By Oscar Creativo / CC BY 4.0 https://geni.us/Ps3XfE

CHAPTERS
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0:00 Intro
1:12 DDR5 is... Early
3:01 Gaming!
5:09 Productivity
6:38 Overall
6:57 DDR5 does have some advantages
7:35 But... Why scalp it then?
9:02 Make a scalper cry, buy DDR4
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