Severe DRAM Allocation? Reality Suggests Differently

Spot prices for DRAMs have shot up 19 percent since a recent fire at a SK Hynix plant in China halted production at the industry’s second-largest memory supplier’s facility but fears of “allocation” – one of the most dreaded words in the purchasing community – will eventually prove unfounded. The SK Hynix plant shutdown sparked…

NAND Flash Contract Prices Drop

According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, 1H’May NAND Flash contract prices are gradually declining due to the persistent effects of the off-peak season. Memory cards and UFDs are continuing to be affected by the seasonal slowness typical of the second quarter, as can be seen in the two products’ noticeably weak sales performances…