DRAM Prices to Rise in Q3

DRAM contract prices stabilized at $12.50 in June after dropping 62 percent from October 2014 at a high of $32.75, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. However, analysts expect DRAM prices to start to rise in the third quarter, increasing from four to eight percent. “After being on a downtrend for almost two years, DRAM contract…

Samsung Begins Mass Production of Fastest DRAM

Seoul, Korea – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., announced today that it has begun mass producing the industry’s first 4-gigabyte (GB) DRAM package based on the second-generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM2) interface, for use in high performance computing (HPC), advanced graphics and network systems, as well as enterprise servers. Samsung’s new HBM solution will offer unprecedented…

DRAM Revenue Drops Slightly in Q3

Thanks to DRAM manufacturers reallocating manufacturing capacity from PC DRAM to server DRAM and mobile DRAM production due to more stable prices and higher margins, revenue in the global DRAM industry only fell 1.2 percent in the third quarter of 2015, according to the latest analysis from DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. As a result, the share…