Heading to servers in 2020
Samsung is rumoured to be moving to a new 16nm process node in 2020 for DRAM chips
Should have picked up by the end of the year
Memory maker Nanya Technology has said that it expects DRAM price falls to slow starting the second quarter of 2019, as the overall market demand will pick up.
New architecture should save power and mean less DRAM
Startup Flex Logix says it has worked out a way to fix a problem which has made deep learning a power and resource hog.
In 8GB capacities
Micron has started volume production of its GDDDR6 DRAM chip.
Nitrogen supply freezes any hope of supply ease
Nitrogen problems at Micron Memory Taiwan may prolong the tight supply of the DRAM market and are expected to push up contract prices of PC DRAM by three percent in the second quarter compared to the first quarter.
Running at 16Gbps
Inside Samsung's bragging announcement that it managed to sweep a total of 36 CES 2018 innovation awards is the announcement of its "fastest and lowest power DRAM", a 16Gb GDDR6 memory running at 16Gbps.
Samsung will increase production
Beancounters at DRAMeXchange say that as Samsung looking to expand production capacity, the global bit growth of DRAM will reach 22.5 percent in 2018 compared with 19.5 percent this year.
Cutting off the blood supply
Server DRAM revenue from Samsung Electronics, SK Hynix and Micron Technology rose by 30 percent sequentially in the second quarter as the tight supply of DRAM chips continued to lift average selling prices, according to market watcher DRAMeXchange. The firm expects server DRAM supply to remain tight throughout the remainder of 2017.
Expect more price hikes
A malfunction in a Taiwanese factory is causing a global DRAM shortage which could lead to further price increases.
Double the bandwidth and density of DDR4
Last week, the JEDEC Solid State Technology Association announced that it now has a full standard for the widely anticipated DDR5 memory that is expected to arrive in June 2018, based on new Hybrid DIMM technologies such as NVDIMM-P, which is intended to give servers the ability to store RAM data in between reboots.