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.
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.
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.