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PC DRAM prices to fall less than 5% in 1Q15

Jan 22, 16:11

Prices for PC DRAM are set to fall less than 5% in the first quarter of 2015, due to seasonal factors, according to industry observers. Nevertheless, there is limited room for prices...

DRAM capacity rises from slump, says SEMI

Jan 15, 23:25

SEMI has forecast a favorable outlook for DRAM as bit demand rises, improving selling prices in 2013 and 2014.

Inotera, Nanya report increased revenues for December

Stockwatch - Jan 12, 23:02

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have reported increases in December consolidated revenues from the previous month of 6.8% and 1.6%, respectively.

Winbond 2014 sales rise 15%

Stockwatch - Jan 9, 14:37

Chipmaker Winbond Electronics has reported consolidated revenues of NT$3.14 billion (US$98.3 million) for December 2014, down 2.6% on month but up 17% on year. Consolidated sales...

Toshiba reportedly in talks with Nanya to form strategic alliance

Dec 31, 11:11

Toshiba has approached Nanya Technology to discuss about a potential partnership, and proposed a US$1 billion offer to invest in the Taiwan-based company, according to industry sou...

Server DRAM chips to drive memory industry growth in 2015, say sources

Dec 30, 11:41

Server DRAM chips will serve as a growth driver of the memory industry in 2015 and account for 40% of the total output of DRAM chips, according to an estimate of industry sources.

Inotera buys equipment for NT$1.72 billion

Stockwatch - Dec 17, 11:12

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has purchased a batch of production equipment from Tokyo Electron for about NT$1.72 billion (US$54.7 million), according to a company filing with the...

Micron trying to renegotiate supply deal with Inotera, sources say

Dec 9, 11:30

Micron Technology has approached Formosa Plastics Group to renegotiate its supply agreement with Inotera Memories and purchase price, in an attempt to increase its share of Inotera's...

Inotera, Nanya November sales drop on month

Stockwatch - Dec 9, 11:09

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology have reported sequential decreases of 1.9% and 1.5%, respectively, in consolidated revenues for November 2014.

DRAM spot prices hit more than 7-month low, says DRAMeXchange

Dec 4, 21:19

DRAM spot prices continue to fall with prices for mainstream DDR3 4Gb chips dropping to US$3.74, the lowest since April 17, according to DRAMeXchange.

Mobile DRAM revenues rise 6% in 3Q14, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 27, 12:24

Revenues for mobile DRAM reached US$3.46 billion in the third quarter of 2014, up 6% from US$2.27 billion in the second quarter, according to DRAMeXchange. Growth was driven by increased...

DRAM contract prices fall in 1H November, says DRAMeXchange

Nov 18, 21:10

Contract prices for mainstream DRAM memory parts fell over 3% in the first half of November, ending about six months of growth, according to DRAMeXchange.

Adata profit shrinks in 3Q14

Nov 10, 14:55

Memory module maker Adata Technology saw its net profit decline 67.8% sequentially in the third quarter of 2014 due to unfavorable chip prices.

Inotera board approves NT$10 billion for process technology transition

Stockwatch - Nov 7, 10:52

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories' board of directors on November 6 approved a budget of NT$10 billion (US$326.8 million) for the purpose of transitioning to a newer 20nm process tec...

Inotera buys equipment for NT$302 million

Stockwatch - Nov 4, 00:16

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories has issued a company filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) announcing the acquisition of factory equipment for NT$302.5 million (US$9.9 million)...

Nanya profit hits all-time high in 3Q14

Newswatch - Oct 30, 11:51

Nanya Technology saw its net profit hit an all-time high of NT$7.46 billion (US$245.59 million) in the third quarter of 2014, which translated into an EPS of NT$3.11 for the quarte...

Inotera to more than double capex for 2015

Oct 30, 10:53

Inotera Memories plans to more than double its capex budget to NT$50 billion (US$1.65 billion) in 2015 from NT$22 billion projected for 2014 in order to facilitate its migration to...

Digitimes Research: Price pressure on DRAM chips to ease in 4Q14

Oct 17, 14:06

Global DRAM bit demand growth will be higher that of bit supply growth in the fourth quarter of 2014, easing pressure on the prices of DRAM chips in the quarter, according to Digitimes...

Digitimes Research: Bit demand for non-PC DRAM to grow 38% on year in 2H14

Sep 30, 12:01

Bit demand for non-PC DRAM, mainly niche mobile DRAM and server-use DRAM, will increase 38% on year in the second half of 2014, much higher than 2.7% for standard DRAM, according...

Digitimes Research: Mobile DRAM bit growth rate to top 37.5% in 2H14

Sep 18, 13:59

The bit growth of mobile DRAM is expected to expand 37.5% on year in the second half of 2014, buoyed by a 30% annual growth in smartphone shipments as well as rising demand for mobile...

DRAM industry profits to stabilize in 2015 as Korea-based makers slow capacity ramps, says DRAMeXchange

Newswatch - Sep 10, 15:15

Construction of Samsung Electronics' and SK Hynix's new fabrication plants will not be finished until 2015, with manufacturing capacity for the coming year still under planning, according...

Inotera, Nanya post revenue gains for August

Newswatch - Sep 10, 14:24

DRAM chipmakers Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology both have reported revenue gains for August as compared to a month earlier and a year earlier.

Digitimes Research: Bit-growth of DRAM chips lower in 2014 on weak PC demand

Sep 2, 14:21

Although global notebook shipments are seeing less impact from tablets, PC shipments in the second half of 2014 are still expected to suffer an on-year drop, which will cause DRAM...

DRAM market oligopoly to face challenges in 2015 as makers expand capacity, says DRAMeXchange

Aug 28, 16:09

An increasing number of DRAM makers are planning to expand their capacity in the fourth quarter of 2014 as DRAM market supply tightens, while bit supply could grow nearly 30% in 2015...

Samsung to produce DRAM chips at Line-17 fab, causes concerns of oversupply

Aug 21, 13:37

The DRAM and NAND flash chip markets are on alert with spot DRAM prices making a downward correction that could upset contract quotes for September 2014. Prices of NAND flash remain...

DRAM contract quotes rise 4.92% on average in 2H July, says DRAMeXchange

Newswatch - Aug 5, 14:41

Contract quotes for 4GB DDR3 modules averaged US$32 in the second half of July, a 4.92% increase compared to the same period a month ago, while the highest contract prices rose 6.45%...

Inotera, Nanya Technology report strong earnings for 2Q14

Jul 30, 11:18

Inotera Memories and Nanya Technology both have reported strong earnings for the second quarter of 2014 and expect sales and gross margin to continue moving upwards in the third quarter...

Global DRAM module sales grow 32% to US$7.3 billion in 2013, says DRAMeXchange

Newswatch - Jul 18, 14:08

Global DRAM module sales totaled US$7.3 billion in 2013, up 32% from US$5.5 billion a year earlier, buoyed by rising standard DRAM chip prices, a booming spot market, and rising ratio...

DRAM chip prices likely to hike 10% in July

Jul 16, 14:54

DRAM chip prices are likely to hike at least 10% in July, reflecting tight supply in the market, according to industry sources.

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips to fall short of demand in 2H14

Jul 8, 15:07

Supplies of DRAM and NAND flash chips are likely to fall short of demand in the second half of 2014, which will further push up spot and contract quotes of related memory chips in...

Nanya Technology to ramp up 2014 capex

Jul 1, 21:55

Nanya Technology plans to ramp up its capex for 2014 to NT$6.69 billion (US$224 million) from NT$3.05 billion set previously, mainly to remove production bottlenecks at its 12-inch...

Spot DDR3 4Gb chips likely to hit new high soon, says paper

Newswatch - Jun 30, 11:06

Spot prices of mainstream DDR3 4Gb chips are likely to hit as high as US$4.60 soon after rising nearly 20% sequentially in the second quarter of 2014, according to a Chinese-language...

Nanya Technology to reduce capital by 90%

Jun 9, 14:10

Shareholders of Nanya Technology have approved the company's plans to cut its paid-in capital by 90% to NT$23.96 billion (US$797.95 million) from NT$239.61 billion previously as a...

Inotera looks to higher gross margin in 2Q14

May 30, 14:17

DRAM chipmaker Inotera Memories expects its gross margin for the second quarter of 2014 to be higher than the 54% of a quarter earlier, according to company chairman Charles Kau.

Inotera chairman Charles Kau

DRAM chip clients look to sign long-term purchasing contracts with Micron

May 20, 22:09

Some downstream DRAM chip clients reportedly are planning to sign long-term purchasing contracts with Micron Technology in order to ensure steady supply of memory chips, according...

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    Samsung GDDR5

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 8Gb GDDR5 DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology. Designed for use in graphics cards for PCs and supercomputing applications,...

    Photo: Company, Jan 23.

  • Samsung+20nm+LPDDR4+mobile+DRAM

    Samsung 20nm LPDDR4 mobile DRAM

    Samsung Electronics has started mass producing what it calls the industry's first 8Gb low power double data rate 4 (LPDDR4) mobile DRAM based on the company's 20nm process technology...

    Photo: Company, Jan 6.

  • Samsung+20nm+DDR4+memory

    Samsung 20nm DDR4 memory

    Samsung Electronics has announced that it is mass producing what it calls the most advanced DDR4 memory for enterprise servers in next-generation data centers. With the introduction...

    Photo: Company, Sep 4.

  • Samsung+30nm+2GB+LPDDR3+mobile+memory

    Samsung 30nm 2GB LPDDR3 mobile memory

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing 2GB and low power double-data-rate 3 (LPDDR3) memory using 30nm-class technology for next-generation mobile devices. The new LPDDR3,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

  • Hynix+20nm+4Gb+GDDR3

    Hynix 20nm 4Gb GDDR3

    SK Hynix has developed 20nm-class 4Gb(gigabit) graphics DDR3 DRAM, designed for notebooks requiring low-power consumption. The new 4Gb GDDR3, built using Hynix' 20nm-class technology,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 19.

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