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Tuesday 5 October 2021
Cryptomining continues to grow as demand for graphics cards soar and motherboards wane
Taiwan-based motherboard and graphics card manufacturers saw profits skyrocket in the first half of the year, thanks to increased demand for PCs driven by the COVID-19 pandemic, as...
Tuesday 28 September 2021
Graphics card supply stays tight
The supply of graphics cards remains tight despite China's crackdown on cryptomining, with demand set to continue outpacing supply and pushing up prices through the first half of...
Thursday 15 July 2021
HDD makers to see supply constrained in 2H21
A resurgence of the COVID-19 in Thailand, coupled with shortages of certain chips and components, may disrupt shipments of hard disc drives (HDD) in the second half of 2021 despite...
Friday 9 July 2021
Vietnam eyeing cryptocurrency development
The Vietnamese government has instructed State Bank of Vietnam to study the feasibility of developing its own cryptocurrency, with the study to be conducted in 2021-2023, according...
Thursday 24 June 2021
Memory module houses expect limited impact from cryptomining slowdown
A substantial slowdown in cryptomining demand should only have a limited impact on the overall memory market conditions as fundamental demand remains significant, according to sources...
Tuesday 22 June 2021
Slowdown in cryptomining to constrain graphics card makers' profitability in 2H21
Graphics card makers may see their profit growth constrained by a slowdown in cryptomining demand in the second half of 2021, as China steps up its crackdown on cryptocurrency, according...
Wednesday 26 May 2021
Memory module makers cautiously optimistic about demand from Chia
Memory module houses have seen their sales driven by the mounting mining fever for new cryptocurrency Chia in the second quarter of 2021, but are unsure whether it is sustainable,...
Monday 24 May 2021
Memory contract prices to see double-digit gains in 3Q21
DRAM and NAND flash memory contract prices are set to register double-digit increases in the third quarter of 2021, according to industry sources.
Monday 10 May 2021
Memory modules makers post handsome revenue gains in April
Taiwan's memory modules specialist Team Group saw its SSD shipments for April surge over 70% on year, driven the rapidly mounting mining fever for new cryptocurrency Chia, and expects...
Thursday 6 May 2021
TSMC sees orders for cryptomining chips pick up
Bitmain, a vendor of bitcoin mining ASICs and equipment, has placed 5nm chip orders with TSMC with production slated to kick off starting the third quarter, according to industry...
Friday 30 April 2021
Apacer continues to stockpile chips
Memory module house Apacer Technology intends to maintain chip inventories at high levels, judging from clear order visibility through May, according to company president CK Chang.
Monday 26 April 2021
Cryptomining demand for large-capacity SSDs surges in China
China-based cryptomining hardware makers are "panic buying" all the available large-capacity SSDs from the spot market, according to industry sources.
Thursday 18 March 2021
Taiwan graphics card makers to see profits surge in 2021
Taiwan-based graphics card makers including Asustek Computer, Gigabyte Technology and Micro-Star International (MSI) are expected to generate handsome profits in 2021, thanks to pandemic-driven...
Monday 15 March 2021
Shortage of Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 series unlikely to ease by 3Q21
Nvidia's GeForce RTX 30 series graphics cards are still in short supply, which is unlikely to ease by the third quarter of this year, according to sources at graphics card makers.
Wednesday 3 March 2021
Gaming notebook suppliers see surge in demand from cryptominers
Gaming notebook specialists have seen demand surge for cryptocurrency mining applications, according to industry sources.