DRAM, memory, supply

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…

Top 15 Chip Makers Grew 21% in Q1

IC Insights’ sales ranking of the world’s top-15 worldwide semiconductor (IC and O S D—optoelectronic, sensor, and discrete) companies shows chip makers grew 21 percent in the first quarter of 2021. The group includes eight suppliers headquartered in the U.S., two each in South Korea, Taiwan and Europe, and one in Japan.  The ranking includes…

Montage Rolls Out Gen2+ DDR4 RCD

Shanghai — Montage Technology Group Limited (“Montage”), a global fabless provider of analog and mixed-signal semiconductor solutions for the cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT) and home entertainment markets, today announced its roll-out of the world’s first Gen2+ DDR4 Registering Clock Driver (DDR4RCD02+) capable of DDR4-3200, and the successful validation of its Gen2 DDR4 Registering Clock Driver…