Micron building a back-end DRAM site in Taiwan
Published in Memory


Making America grate again

US outfit Micron Technology has announced that that it is building a back-end site in Taiwan.

DRAM prices rally as supply gets tighter
Published in News
Friday, 27 January 2017 13:23

DRAM prices rally as supply gets tighter


Nanya warns of instability until third quarter

DRAM prices will rally throughout the second quarter of 2017 and finally sort themselves out in the third quarter.

Memory IC market to increase 10 percent in 2017
Published in News
Thursday, 22 December 2016 01:11

Memory IC market to increase 10 percent in 2017


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
Thursday, 15 December 2016 12:17

SK Hynix moves to 10nm DRAM


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
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.