Memory IC market to increase 10 percent in 2017
Published in News


Two new IC companies to enter market by late 2017


According to a report from IC insights, the market for DRAM and NAND flash ICs is expected to increase 10 percent in 2017 after weak market conditions left the market in a one percent decline by the end of 2016.

SK Hynix moves to 10nm DRAM
Published in Memory


Next year


SK Hynix is going to mass produce 10-nano-range DRAMs next year and says that this will be the world’s second mass-production of 10-nano-range DRAM.

DRAM prices go up
Published in Memory
07 September 2016

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


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


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


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


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


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


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.