I don't see what's exciting in buying a RAM stick and looking at it laying on a table.
I dunno, 8-12GB sticks make my pants all tingly... maybe something's wrong with you? ^.~
OP, seriously though... the only two things you should buy early when saving up for a build are the case and power supply.
Depending on your income level (in your case a few months), the system of your budgeted dreams today SHOULD cost less when you finally have all the money saved up. Though actually RAM wouldn't be a bad purchase if you're 100% sure what chipset you'll be going with. RAM does fluctuate a bit and is on the cheap side at the moment. CPUs, MoBos, GPUs, and HDDs almost always drop in price every 6 weeks-ish (though most not by much, when you're looking at a few months of saving that price drop can add up to a few hundred bucks... considering a few key bits of hardware looming on the edge of release... things you're looking at now should be a lot cheaper around July/August) Edited, May 9th 2011 5:32pm by Perrin
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