Taipei, Wednesday, December 2, 2015 11:28 (GMT+8)
mostly cloudy
Digitimes Research: Non-PC DRAM bit-growth rate to reach 46% in 2014
Nobunaga Chai, DIGITIMES Research, Taipei [Thursday 8 May 2014]

The bit-growth rate of non-PC DRAM chips is expected to reach 46% in 2014, led by strong demand for mobile, specialty and graphics DRAM parts, according to Digitimes Research.

Powered by demand from the cloud computing and big data sectors, the bit-growth rate of server DRAM chips will grow by anannual rate of 27.2% in 2014, slightly lower than the 28.8% of a year earlier but much higher than a projected 9.7% rise for standard DRAM in 2014.

The rate of bit-growth for mobile DRAM parts is expected to top as high as 62.7% in 2014, buoyed by brisk sales of smartphones and tablets, said Digitimes Research.

Meanwhile, demand for graphics DRAM is likely to grow at an annual rate of 42%, propelled by a several-fold increase in use of graphics DRAM chips in Sony's Playstation 4 and Microsoft's new Xbox One as well as by hardware upgrades of multimedia devices.

Content from this blog post was provided by the Digitimes Research Tracking team, which focuses on shipment data and market trends in the global mobile device supply chain. Digitimes Research provides quarterly tracking services for market sectors such as Global Tablet, China Smartphone, China Smartphone AP, China Touch Panel, Taiwan ICT and Taiwan FPD. Click here for more information about Digitimes Research Tracking services.

Realtime news
  • Handset chip vendors to promote peripheral chips in 2016

    Bits + chips | Dec 1, 22:31

  • Ichia reports decreased November revenues

    Bits + chips - Stockwatch | Dec 1, 21:38

  • China Mobile to combine subsidiary to expand fixed-line broadband

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 21:27

  • Asustek Computer to reorganize system business group

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 21:25

  • Increasing competition for gaming notebooks may lead to price wars in 2016

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 21:24

  • Open bids for 2,500-2,600MHz bands increase to NT$26.305 billion, says NCC

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 21:23

  • China should drop LCD tariffs to help Taiwan LCD makers, says Foxconn chairman

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 20:18

  • Danen Technology November revenues up on month, down on year

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 20:18

  • Solartech Energy sees increased November revenues

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 20:17

  • Workers with unpaid leave in Taiwan highest since 2012

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 20:16

  • UMC Xiamen fab to begin operations as early as 3Q16, says report

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 20:15

  • Digitimes Research: Osram to start producing 6-inch LED wafers in Malaysia in 4Q17

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 20:15

  • Founder Technology forced to transform business, say reports

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 19:31

  • Inotera buys equipment from Micron

    Before Going to Press | Dec 1, 19:30

View more
Display panels for wearable devices
Taiwan server shipment forecast and industry analysis, 2015
2015 global notebook demand forecast
  • Wireless broadband developments in Southeast Asia markets

    As of 2013, the 10 ASEAN nations had a total of over 700 million mobile subscriptions, with the CAGR from 2003-2013 reaching 24%. This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the various mobile broadband markets in ASEAN and looks at the respective trends in 4G LTE development for those markets.

  • 2015 global tablet demand forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report provides a 2015 forecast for the global tablet market and analyzes the strategies of key market players such as Google, Apple, Intel, and Microsoft.

  • 2015 China smartphone panel trend forecast

    This Digitimes Research Special Report analyzes the strategies of key China-based major panel makers BOE, Tianma and IVO for attacking the different market segments through technology and pricing, and their relationship to local vendors Huawei, Lenovo, ZTE, Xiaomi and Coolpad.