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Lower NAND prices to drive adoption of SSDs in 2H12, says Kingston

Nov 25, 11:12

With NAND flash prices reaching the sweet spot, solid-state drives (SSDs) are expected to see adoption expand substantially in the second half of 2012, according to a Kingston Technology...

Nathan Su, Flash Memory Sales Director of Kingston APAC

DRAM spot prices stabilize on production cut plan, says inSpectrum

Nov 18, 16:54

The overall price trend of the DRAM spot market finally stabilized this week (November 14-18) due to the recent announcement of Elpida's production cut plan after a sluggish performance...

Seagate lowers 4Q11 target HDD shipments to 41-45 million units

Nov 18, 01:00

Seagate Technology has downward adjusted its fourth-quarter 2011 shipment goals for hard disk drives (HDDs) to 41-45 million units due to the impact of flooding in Thailand, decreasing...

Shipment forecast for HDD and PC lowered because of Thailand floods, says IDC

Nov 11, 15:21

Widespread flooding is bringing unprecedented devastation to the people and economy of Thailand. With operations disrupted at more than a dozen hard disk drive (HDD) factories, damage...

Taiwan motherboard makers expected to suffer 10-15% sequential decrease in 4Q11 shipments due to HDD shortage

Nov 9, 01:15

Motherboard makers have been impacted by HDD shortages arising from flooding in Thailand since mid-October, and are expected to see their fourth-quarter shipments decrease 10-15%...

Tripod conservative about 4Q11 outlook

Nov 8, 11:50

PCB supplier Tripod Technology has expressed caution about the company's business outlook for the rest of 2011, citing supply chain disruptions caused by Thailand's floods.

HDD supply gap to narrow as Nidec resumes some production

Nov 8, 01:50

Japan-based hard disc drive (HDD) motor supplier Nidec, which contributes close to 75% of the global HDD motor shipments, has announced its Ayutthaya plants in Thailand have already...

ODM PC supply may be 10% short in December 2011, 1Q12 due to HDD shortages, say PC vendors

Nov 7, 11:17

The global ODM supply of PCs, due to short supply of hard disk drives (HDDs) arising from the flooding in Thailand, may be short of demand by 10% in December 2011 and the first quarter...

PC vendors search for HDDs in gray markets due to shortages

Nov 4, 16:44

Because of the increasing global shortage of hard disk drives arising from the flooding in Thailand, PC vendors have searched HDDs available for sale in gray markets, causing hikes...

PC ODMs may be forced to stop production due to HDD shortages

Nov 4, 15:31

Some PC ODMs may be forced to stop production beginning November due to hard disk drive (HDD) shortages, according to industry sources. Global HDD supply in the fourth quarter is...

Min Aik October revenues drop due to Thailand flooding

Stockwatch - Nov 3, 11:20

Min Aik Technology, which makes hard disk drive (HDD) components, has reported consolidated revenues of NT$557 million (US$18.4 million) for October, dropping 51.38% sequentially...

Taiwan market: Retail channels rest hope on Seagate for supply of HDDs

Nov 2, 16:25

As Western Digital (WD) has given priority to PC vendors for supply of its hard disk drives (HDDs) due to shortages arising from flooding in Thailand, retail channels in the Taiwan...

Global HDD shortages to peak in 1Q12

Nov 2, 16:00

Hard disk drive shortages are expected to peak in the first quarter of 2012, and the global supply chain will resume normal production the following quarter at the earliest, according...

HDD supply disruption to impact 4Q11 revenues, says GBM

Nov 1, 16:15

Global Brands Manufacture (GBM), which makes PCBs and also provides assembly services for the boards, has warned that its fourth-quarter revenues will be dragged down by sales of...

Digitimes Research: Thailand flood to create 12% HDD supply gap in 4Q11 and may enlarge in 1Q12

Nov 1, 14:00

According to Digitimes Research senior analyst Joanne Chien, most hard drive and related key component makers are currently unable to fully control their plants that were affected...

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Acer expects 4Q11 notebook shipments to slip 5-10% due to HDD shortages

Oct 31, 11:35

Acer originally expected its notebook shipments to remain flat in the fourth quarter of 2011, or rise by up to 5% from the preceding quarter, but now has lowered the fourth-quarter...

Firms raise external HDD prices

Oct 26, 15:17

Companies have recently raised prices for their external hard drives by 10-20%, amid speculation that recent flooding in Thailand might cause tight supply for HDDs and related components,...

Seagate expected to be global largest HDD supplier in 4Q11 due to Thailand flooding, say Taiwan makers

Oct 24, 11:19

Seagate Technology has downward adjusted its global shipment forecast for the fourth quarter of 2011 from 55 million hard disk drives to 40-50 million units because its production...

Prices for 2.5-inch HDDs rise by 5-10% due to Thailand flooding

Oct 21, 16:42

The serious flooding in Thailand has forced hard disk drive (HDD) assembly and HDD component factories in the area to stop production and consequently a global shortage of HDDs is...

HDD prices to rise in November due to flooding in Thailand

Oct 19, 01:20

International suppliers of hard disk drives (HDDs) are expected to raise prices as component costs will rise and demand from PC ODM/OEM makers has significantly increased due to the...

Thai flooding likely to constrain HDD supplies, says IHS

Oct 18, 10:00

Thailand has experienced its worst floods in more than 50 years, potentially leading to a shortage of HDD supplies during the current quarter that may last into the first quarter...

Ultrabook players to adopt hybrid HDD to save cost

Oct 18, 01:10

Hybrid hard disc drives (HDD) have recently become a popular choice among notebook brand vendors for their ultrabook models, according to sources from ultrabook players.

Flooding in Thailand may cause global short supply of HDDs in December, say Taiwan makers

Oct 17, 10:57

Suppliers of hard disk drives (HDDs) have lowered inventory levels from 20-25 days to 10-15 days due to weak demand, according to industry sources. The decreased inventory volumes...

Market for hard drives and other storage devices expands despite challenges, says IHS iSuppli

Oct 13, 14:21

Shipments of storage devices for computers rose across the board during the second quarter, resulting from the March earthquake in Japan after panicked manufacturers strove to replenish...

Seagate, WD update impact of Thai flooding

Oct 13, 11:02

Seagate Technology and Western Digital (WD), the two biggest companies in the global HDD market, have provided updates to their operations in Thailand in light of the current flooding...

HDD industry impacted by Thailand floods

Oct 13, 01:25

HDD players Western Digital, Seagate, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies (HGST) and Toshiba have all been impacted by the floods in Thailand amid power shortages and a breakdown...

Global HDD shipments to grow only 3% sequentially in 3Q11

Sep 27, 01:10

Global hard disc drive (HDD) shipments are expected to grow slightly by 3% in the third quarter, up from 165 million units in the second, while shipments in the fourth quarter are...

HDD shipments rise 4% in 2Q11, says IHS iSuppli

Sep 7, 16:42

Despite the impact of the Japan earthquake, shipments of hard disk drives (HDD) edged up in the second quarter, according to a new IHS iSuppli Storage Space Market Brief from information...

Cal-Comp expects to ship 18 million external HDDs in 2011

Aug 10, 10:52

Cal-Comp Electronics, a Thailand-based EMS (electronics manufacturing service) provider belonging to the Taiwan-based Kinpo-Compal Group, expects to ship 18 million external hard...

Can Seagate thin HDD stave off the threat of SSDs? asks IHS

Aug 5, 01:20

Seagate Technology's introduction of a super-slim hard disk drive (HDD) could help the HDD industry stave off the incursion of solid-state drives (SSDs) in the notebook and tablet...

Taiwan memory module firms expanding portable HDD lines

Jul 20, 16:41

The market for external HDDs is expected to boom buoyed by the growing popularity of mobile computers such as thin and lightweight notebooks, and tablet PCs. Taiwan-based memory module...

JMicron lands USB 3.0 chip orders from Samsung

Jul 15, 10:50

JMicron Technology has grabbed orders for USB 3.0 hard drive (HDD) controllers from Samsung Electronics, with shipments slated for August, according to market sources.

Pressure to be lifted on rare earth element pricing, says Information Network

Jul 7, 15:27

Manufacturers of a broad spectrum of high-tech products have been feeling the impact of price hikes in rare earth element-based processing materials because of China's embargo in...

Global HDD supply short by 10 million units in 2Q11

Jun 22, 10:23

Global demand for hard disk drives (HDDs) in the second quarter is estimated at 160 million units while total supply by the five main international vendors is expected to be 150 million...

Global short supply of HDDs expected in 2H11

Jun 20, 10:47

Although Texas Instruments and Renesas Electronics, the global suppliers HDD chips, have resumed operations at their Japan factories damaged by the earthquake on March 11, 2011, demand...

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    Samsung PM971-NVMe

    Samsung Electronics has begun mass producing NVM Express (NVMe) PCIe solid state drive (SSD) in a single ball grid array (BGA) package for next-generation PCs and ultra-slim notebook...

    Photo: Company, Jun 2.

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    Samsung 1TB mSATA SSD

    Samsung Electronics has launched its 840 EVO mSATA SSD line-up, including a one terabyte (TB) version. The Samsung 840 EVO mSATA SSD is an extension of the 840 EVO line-up which...

    Photo: Company, Dec 18.

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    Toshiba MQ02ABF slim HDD

    Toshiba has announced the launch of slim 7mm-height 2.5-inch, two-platter, 5,400 RPM SATA hard disk drives (HDD). The new MQ02ABF series, Toshiba's first two-platter 7mm-height HDD...

    Photo: Company, Oct 28.

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    Western Digital 3.5-inch 4TB Red hard drive

    Western Digital has announced the expansion of its WD Red line of SATA hard drives specifically designed for home and small office network attached storage (NAS) systems with one-...

    Photo: Company, Sep 13.

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    Toshiba MQ01ACF series HDD

    Toshiba has announced that it will expand its family of small form factor 2.5-inch hard disc drives (HDDs) with a new series that packs up to 500GB of data storage into a unit with...

    Photo: Company, Aug 26.

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