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DRAM market hurt by sluggish PC sales
  • DRAM inventory levels have remained high, reflecting disappointing PC sales thus far in the second half of 2012 despite it being the traditional peak season.

    Last update: Tuesday 6 November 2012 [10 news items]

ProMOS to sell fab by year-end, become fabless

Nov 6, 11:11

ProMOS Technologies has announced plans to sell its 12-inch wafer plant and related facilities through open bidding by the end of 2012, in a move to become a fabless memory-IC comp...

ProMOS to become fabless

Stocks of Taiwan DRAM makers face downgrade or delisting

Nov 1, 15:32

Trading of Powerchip Technology shares will be suspended on Taiwan's over-the-counter (OTC) securities market around the middle of December, while shares of fellow DRAM company Inotera...

High PC-DRAM inventory affecting business, says PTI chairman

Nov 1, 13:41

The PC-DRAM industry will carry on its inventory correction through the first quarter of 2013, before staging a rebound in the following quarter, according to DK Tsai, chairman of...

DRAM contract prices to fall at slower rate

Oct 30, 13:57

Contract prices for DRAM memory are expected to fall less significantly in November, with the possibility of flat growth, according to Taiwan-based chipmaker Nanya Technology.

Windows 8 unable to stimulate DRAM shipments in 4Q12, IHS says

Oct 29, 16:32

Debuts of new PC OS from Microsoft always have generated double-digit percentage increases in quarterly DRAM shipments - until 2012, when the rollout of Windows 8 is not expected...

Nanya, Inotera see losses widen in 3Q12

Oct 24, 22:15

Nanya Technology saw its net losses widen to NT$10.09 billion (US$344.04 million) or NT$0.64 per share in the third quarter of 2012, while fellow company Inotera Memories posted a...

Korean DRAM firms gearing up for 20nm

Oct 22, 21:09

Samsung Electronics and SK Hynix have both stepped up efforts to migrate to 20nm process technology, which is expected to become their mainstream production node for DRAM memory in...

Asia Pacific PC market takes a pause, posts 5% on-year decline in 3Q12, says IDC

Oct 18, 15:55

IDC's preliminary results show that the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) PC market grew 4% sequentially but declined 5% on year in the third quarter of 2012 to reach 31.4 million units,...

PC DRAM output slows

Oct 5, 01:10

With the output of PC DRAM memory from Taiwan-based chipmakers reducing further, their backend partners including Formosa Advanced Technologies (FATC), Walton Advanced Engineering...

PC share of DRAM market dips below 50% for first time, IHS says

Sep 18, 10:11

In yet another sign that the technology industry has entered the post-PC era, personal computers during the second quarter of 2012 accounted for less than half of the market for DRAM...

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