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DRAM market grows up
  • The global DRAM market has entered a new phase in its evolution, as a fundamental shift from PCs to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is underway.

    Last update: Monday 1 July 2013 [11 news items]

Micron, Elpida to complete merger in August, say observers

Jul 1, 15:29

Micron Technology is set to complete its long-awaited merger with Elpida Memory in early August, according to industry observers. The pair originally targeted completion of the transaction...

Micron, Elpida adjusting capacity to meet rising demand for mobile devices

Jun 27, 21:23

The merger of Micron Technology and Elpida Memory has not yet taken place, but the two memory chipmakers have developed their respective plans to put more focus on products for use...

Mobile devices to consume more DRAM than traditional PCs in 2015, says IHS

Jun 26, 11:45

For a generation now, the PC and DRAM industries have been tied together as tightly as the automotive and crude oil businesses. However, in a telling sign of the arrival of the post-PC...

DRAM market grows up, IHS finds

Jun 20, 10:52

The global market for DRAM has achieved some maturity in the face of daunting challenges, allowing the industry to achieve a balance between supply and demand in 2013, according to...


DRAM supply shortage to extend through 2015, says Inotera executive

Jun 19, 13:46

The current DRAM shortage will continue for at least three years, with the supply gap to be widened year by year, according to Inotera Memories chairman Charles Kau, which also serves...

Taiwan DRAM industry: Moving forward, or backward?

Jun 5, 12:23

The global DRAM market has entered a new phase in its evolution, as a fundamental shift from PCs to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets is underway. Because mobile devices...

Nanya sees tight DRAM supply

Apr 24, 13:59

The global supply of DRAM chips including those for PCs, servers, TVs and industrial computers is expected to fall short of demand by 5.5% in the fourth quarter of 2013, Pei-Ying...

Backend firms see DRAM market recovery

Apr 23, 16:16

Memory packaging and testing specialists Powertech Technology (PTI), Walton Advanced Engineering and Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC) are expected to benefit from a recovery in...

DRAM contract prices bullish on supply shortfall

Apr 1, 21:49

Robust mobile device demand continues to encourage DRAM suppliers to allocate more capacity to produce mobile DRAM chips resulting in a substantial decrease in their production for...

Commentary: Global 2013 PC DRAM market a three-horse race

Dec 27, 12:07

With Micron Technology's merger with Elpida Memory set to complete, and second-tier players looking to turn their focus away from the PC memory market, the number of commodity DRAM...

Looking to ride mobile computing wave: Q&A with Kingston co-founder David Sun

Jun 20, 14:35

Kingston Technology's revenues hit a record high of US$6.5 billion for 2010, representing a 58.5% on-year growth. However, high sales do not necessarily mean profits are high as well,...

Kingston co-founder David Sun
  • 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+DDR3L%2DRS+DRAM

    Hynix DDR3L-RS DRAM

    SK Hynix has introduced DDR3L-RS (Reduced Standby) DRAM for mobile solutions using its 20nm class technology. By using 20nm class technology and efficiently managing standby current,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 18.

  • Samsung+16GB+server+module+based+on+DDR4+memory+technology

    Samsung 16GB server module based on DDR4 memory technology

    Samsung Electronics recently announced that the company has begun sampling a 16GB DDR4, registered dual inline memory modules (RDIMMs), designed for use in enterprise server systems...

    Photo: Company, Jul 9.

  • Samsung+20nm%2Dclass%2C+4Gb+LPDDR2+

    Samsung 20nm-class, 4Gb LPDDR2

    Samsung Electronics has begun producing the industry's first 4Gb, low power double-data-rate 2 (LPDDR2) memory using 20nm-class technology. Samsung's 20nm-class 4Gb mobile DRAM...

    Photo: Company, Jun 5.

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