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inSpectrum weekly memory market report
  • Memory market research firm inSpectrum provides a weekly update on spot pricing in the NAND flash and DRAM markets and bimonthly updates on contract pricing.

    Last update: Monday 26 December 2011 [122 news items]

DRAM contract prices weaken in 2H November, says inSpectrum

Nov 23, 16:41

DRAM contract pricing weakened in the second half of November, implying PC buyers' demand for both DDR2 and DDR3 may slow down in December, according to inSpectrum.

DRAM spot pricing weakens on stock dumping, says inSpectrum

Nov 20, 17:15

Soft pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash continued into this week (November 16-20), as some traders started dumping inventory into the channel, according to inSpectrum.

MicroSD card inventory clearing hurts NAND flash spot pricing, says inSpectrum

Nov 13, 17:04

The DRAM and NAND flash spot markets were weak this week (November 9-13), said inSpectrum. The downhill price trend for NAND flash continued as some vendors were aggressive in clearing...

DRAM contract prices surge in 1H November, says inSpectrum

Nov 10, 16:03

Amid a severe shortage of DDR2, DRAM contract prices rose a record-high rate in the first half of November, inSpectrum observed. In light of a slower-than-expected migration to DDR3,...

Buyers shift attention to DDR3 in spot market, says inSpectrum

Nov 6, 16:35

With the DRAM market continuing to experience tight DDR2 supply in the contract market, buyers in the spot market have shifted their attention to DDR3 this week (November 3-6), resulting...

DRAM spot pricing continues going up on tightening supply concerns, says inSpectrum

Oct 30, 17:11

Amid concerns about tightening DDR2 supply, DRAM spot pricing continued going up this week (October 26-30). NAND flash pricing, on the other hand, continued trending downward on weakened...

DRAM spot price stable; NAND flash weakens, says inSpectrum

Oct 23, 17:10

DRAM spot prices were mostly stagnant this week (October 19-23) as buyers became hesitant upon seeing a stronger-than-expected pricing trend. NAND flash spot pricing continued posting...

DRAM suppliers hike prices, says inSpectrum

Oct 16, 16:40

The strong price upside for DRAM in the spot market continued in this week (October 12-16), following price hikes by some vendors and module makers, according to inSpectrum. But NAND...

Bullish outlook further drives DRAM spot pricing, says inSpectrum

Oct 9, 17:10

Backed by a broad consensus that DDR2 supply is in short supply, the recent holidays in China have further sent traders sourcing more chips to prepare for potential post-holiday rise...

DRAM and NAND flash spot pricing remains strong, says inSpectrum

Oct 2, 16:02

Spot pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash remained strong this week (September 28-October 2). Only minimal changes were observed late in the week after the National Day holidays began...

DRAM and NAND flash spot pricing gains momentum, says inSpectrum

Sep 25, 16:52

Buoyed by strong pricing in the contract market, spot prices of mainstream DRAM and NAND flash chips enjoyed a big jump this week (September 21-25), according to inSpectrum.

Strong DRAM spot pricing sustained, says inSpectrum

Sep 18, 17:01

Similar to last week, brisk sales in the memory spot markets have continued from September 14-18, resulting in stable pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash, according to inSpectrum.

DDR2 pricing weakened on profit-taking; NAND flash stable, says inSpectrum

Sep 11, 17:07

Brisk sales continued in both the DRAM and NAND flash spot markets during the week of September 7-11, according to inSpectrum. The average selling price (ASP) for 1Gb DDR2 once surpassed...

Upcoming holidays in China spur DRAM and NAND flash spot pricing, says inSpectrum

Sep 4, 16:22

The upcoming National Day holiday in China has spurred spot pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash this week (August 31-September 4) as distributors in the Greater China region have...

DRAM and NAND flash spot prices flat this week, says inSpectrum

Aug 28, 17:08

Spot pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash remained stable this week (August 24-28) with only a mild price rise being observed, said inSpectrum. The spot price of the mainstream 1Gb...

DRAM spot price rebounds, says inSpectrum

Aug 21, 17:22

Thanks to an increase in the average selling price (ASP) in the contract market, DRAM spot pricing rebounded this week (August 17-21). The trend is very likely to continue into next...

DRAM and NAND flash spot pricing loses momentum, says inSpectrum

Aug 14, 17:17

DRAM and NAND flash spot pricing lost its momentum this week (August 10-14), marking an end to recent price rises in the market, noted inSpectrum.

Sustained DDR2 price hike draws spotlight, says inSpectrum

Aug 7, 10:15

An upward pricing trend for both DRAM and NAND flash persisted in the spot market this week (August 3-6), backed by a positive price projection. Among all items, the growth momentum...

Samsung and Toshiba affect memory spot pricing, says inSpectrum

Jul 31, 16:26

Spot prices of both DRAM and NAND flash enjoyed a big sequential jump this week (July 27-31) upon news that Samsung Electronics raised its DDR2 prices and Toshiba suffered from a...

Improved DRAM contract pricing stimulates spot market, says inSpectrum

Jul 24, 17:11

Thanks to a continued increase in the DRAM contract price in the second half of July and improving demand from module houses, spot prices for both DDR2 and DDR3 posted a big jump...

Enlarging price gap between DDR2 and DDR3 in spot market, says inSpectrum

Jul 17, 17:07

With a positive market outlook for DDR3, the price gap between DDR2 and DDR3 increased further in the spot market, inSpectrum said.

Spot market trading remains slow for DRAM and NAND flash, says inSpectrum

Jul 10, 17:07

Demand for both DRAM and NAND flash remained low at the spot market this week (July 3-10). Industry players are cautious over procurement and were only willing to restock in very...

DRAM and NAND flash transactions muted on inventory checks, says inSpectrum

Jul 3, 16:33

Transactions for both DRAM and NAND flash remained limited this week (June 29-July 3), as many module houses/distributors conducted their mid-year inventory checks, said inSpectrum...

Marginal changes in DRAM and NAND flash spot prices, says inSpectrum

Jun 26, 15:43

Sluggish demand, along with weak pricing, continued in both DRAM and NAND flash spot markets this week (June 22-26). Traders/brokers found it difficult to spur any transactions despite...

A quiet week for both the DRAM and NAND flash spot markets, says inSpectrum

Jun 19, 16:49

Spot market activities for both the DRAM and NAND flash markets were very quiet this week (June 15-19), resulting in only a marginal change in pricing, according to inSpectrum.

Influx of PSC chips drags DRAM spot pricing down, says inSpectrum

Jun 12, 16:48

The sharp price fall of effectively tested (eTT) chips drew the spotlight at the DRAM spot market this week (June 8-12) as an influx of Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) chips...

Vendors raise prices for DRAM and NAND flash, says inSpectrum

Jun 5, 17:20

Despite weak demand, spot prices for both DRAM and NAND flash have seen mild growth this week (June 1-5) as a result of pricing adjustments by some vendors, according to inSpectrum...

DRAM and NAND flash spot price cuts not stimulating demand, says inSpectrum

May 22, 16:02

In spite of traders/distributors cutting prices in the spot market, demand for both DRAM and NAND has not picked up, according to inSpectrum.

Increased supply in the spot market drags both DRAM and NAND prices down, says inSpectrum

May 15, 16:30

A mild price drop has been seen in both the DRAM and NAND flash spot markets this week (May 11-15) due to increased supply of chips in the channel, according to inSpectrum.

Speculation drives DRAM spot price, says inSpectrum

May 8, 16:47

Anticipation of a positive price trend again drove a DRAM spot price surge this week (May 4-8), according to inSpectrum.

Strong DRAM contract price growth in 1H May, says inSpectrum

May 6, 12:11

The average selling price (ASPs) for mainstream DRAM chips has grown by more than 5% sequentially in the first half of May, thanks to decreased output and a slight improvement in...

DRAM and NAND flash spot prices weaken on run-up to May Day holiday, says inSpectrum

Apr 30, 16:28

With the May Day holiday approaching in the Greater China region, memory demand has weakened, resulting in lower spot pricing for both DRAM and NAND flash, according to inSpectrum...

DRAM and NAND flash spot prices rise on optimism, says inSpectrum

Apr 24, 16:59

Anticipation of a positive price trend following Elpida Memory president's claims of a price hike has spurred mainstream DRAM chip prices this week (April 20-24), according to inSp...

Mild rise in 2H April DRAM contract price, says inSpectrum

Apr 21, 12:27

A healthy DRAM average selling price (ASP) trend has been sustained into the second half of April, with prices for all mainstream DRAM modules posting low single-digit sequential...

Strong DRAM price surge on price hike at some vendors, says inSpectrum

Apr 20, 17:03

Thanks to price hikes at some vendors, spot prices of mainstream DRAM enjoyed double-digit growth last week (April 13-17), according to inSpectrum.

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