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A battle is brewing in the premium DRAM market
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SK Hynix arrives late with a better product

SK Hynix and Samsung Electronics are competing to gain the upper hand in the premium DRAM market, and it is starting to look as if high bandwidth memory (HBM2E) DRAM chips will be the key battleground.

DRAM average sales price to fall 42.1 per cent
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Because industry’s internal augers muffed their oracles

DRAM average sales price set to fall 42.1 percent after the key prediction people in the chip making business stuffed up their predictions.

Samsung gears up to 16nm DRAM
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Tuesday, 09 April 2019 11:44

Samsung gears up to 16nm DRAM


Heading to servers in 2020

Samsung is rumoured to be moving to a new 16nm process node in 2020 for DRAM chips

Nanya sees DRAM price falls slowing
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 04 March 2019 12:09

Nanya sees DRAM price falls slowing


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.

Flex Logix solves Deep Learning DRAM problem
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Thursday, 01 November 2018 12:06

Flex Logix solves Deep Learning DRAM problem


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.

Micron starts GDDDR6 DRAM chip volume production
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In 8GB capacities

Micron has started volume production of its GDDDR6 DRAM chip.

DRAM supply remains tight
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Wednesday, 04 April 2018 12:05

DRAM supply remains tight

 
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.

Samsung announces 16Gb GDDR6 memory
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Monday, 13 November 2017 21:53

Samsung announces 16Gb GDDR6 memory


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.

DRAM growth to reach 22.5 percent
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Friday, 03 November 2017 11:39

DRAM growth to reach 22.5 percent


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.

Server DRAM supply tight
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Tuesday, 15 August 2017 11:52

Server DRAM supply tight


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.