DRAM prices go up
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:01

DRAM prices go up


Thanks to increased notebook demand


DRAM and NAND flash memory prices are forecast to increase in the fourth quarter of 2016, with contract prices for DRAM set to rise more than 10 percent.

SK Hynix sees profit fall
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 26 July 2016 12:02

SK Hynix sees profit fall


Lowest in three years

Memory maker SK Hynix said it is expecting a strong pick up for its products in the second half of the year, after reporting that its second quarter operating profit was its lowest for three years.

IBM comes up with cheaper DRAM
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 13:04

IBM comes up with cheaper DRAM


Gotta be dense


The ever shrinking Biggish Blue is working on a cheaper alternative to DRAM by making it denser.

Update to High Bandwidth Memory DRAM posted
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 14 January 2016 14:18

Update to High Bandwidth Memory DRAM posted


Memory Stacking will go beyond Fuji

AMD’s Fuji was one of the first GPUs to use JEDEC’s High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) DRAM standard and now JEDEC has released an update which should attract others.

Micron buys all of Inotera
Published in Processors
Monday, 14 December 2015 10:58

Micron buys all of Inotera


Thanks for the memories


Micron has bought Inotera's remaining shares for $3.2 billion.

Nanya wants to get into 20nm process
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 13 October 2015 12:10

Nanya wants to get into 20nm process


DRAM maker in deals with Kingston

Taiwanese DRAM maker is signing deals with Kingston and other DRAM makers to upgrade its 12 inch production process to 20nm.

Chinese government might buy SanDisk and Toshiba
Published in Memory


All your NAND flash are belong to us

SanDisk and Toshiba, which jointly develop NAND flash technology, are being targeted for acquisition by China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup.

DRAM Prices fell in September
Published in Memory
Monday, 05 October 2015 14:43

DRAM Prices fell in September


More doom next year predicted 

Beancounters from DRAM Exchange have added up some numbers and divided by their shoe size and worked out that sales of DRAM for notebooks and PCs suffered a downturn in September.

Hynix investing in more factories
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 26 August 2015 10:59

Hynix investing in more factories


Spending $38.9 billion after boss gets out of jail free

Hynix is investing $38.9 billion to build three new semiconductor facilities by 2024.

Hynix confirms building two chip plants in Korea
Published in Memory


Concerns about oversupply

DRAM maker Hynix has written a $25.94 billion cheque to build two new chip plants in South Korea.