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DRAM Shortage Spotlights Small Memory Suppliers

Sales of DRAM—the most commoditized of electronic components – grew 26 percent in Q2 2021 to $24.1 billion and propelled Samsung to the world’s leading chip supplier  for the same period. But DRAM is also known for frequent boom-to-bust cycles and supplies are looking tight into next year. All of which is good for fabless…

Alliance Memory Offers Discontinued Micron SDRAMs

San Carlos, Calif. —Alliance Memory today announced that the company is selling Micron Semiconductor lead (Pb)-bearing double data rate (DDR), double data rate 2 (DDR2), and single data rate (SDR) devices that Micron discontinued with Micron PCN #31396 (last time buy: April 15, 2015; last time ship: Nov. 30, 2015). “We’ve had great success providing continued support for…

Alliance Memory Launches 8M CMOS SRAMs

San Carlos, Calif. — Alliance Memory today expands its line of legacy low-power CMOS SRAMs with a new 8M IC (512K x 16 bit) in the 48-pin 12-mm by 20-mm TSOP-I package. Available from a very limited number of suppliers and recently discontinued by another manufacturer, the AS6C8016-55TIN operates from a single power supply of 2.7 V to…