Monday 30 October 2023
Winbond upbeat about 2024 prospects
Winbond Electronics, a specialty DRAM and flash memory maker, has expressed optimism about its business and market prospects for next year, noting the resolution of the majority of...
Thursday 31 August 2023
NAND flash spot prices rise
NAND flash memory suppliers appear determined to raise prices, resulting in a modest increase in spot market prices for August, according to industry sources.
Thursday 2 February 2023
DRAM spot prices continue to slide
DRAM spot prices have continued their downward trend in January 2023, as buyers from end markets remain cautious about procurement and order pull-ins, according to industry sources...
Friday 30 September 2022
GigaDevice launches DDR3L memory, to be built with 17nm process
China-based GigaDevice Semiconductor has launched its in-house developed DDR3L memory available in densities of 2Gb and 4Gb, which are ready for commercial production at ChangXin...
Wednesday 21 September 2022
Specialty DRAM demand unlikely to pick up until 2023
Specialty DRAM demand for mainly consumer electronics device applications is unlikely to pick up until 2023, and may see an L-shaped recovery, according to industry sources.
Friday 12 August 2022
Samsung cutting DDR4 chip prices
Samsung has cut its 4Gb DDR4 chip prices, according to industry sources, which believe it is the company's strategic move further to accelerate the industry's transition from DDR3...
Tuesday 2 August 2022
Memory spot price falls widen
Memory spot prices continue to fall with the price drops widening, according to sources at memory module makers.
Wednesday 30 March 2022
Samsung to stop taking DDR3 orders after 2022
Samsung Electronics has notified customers that the company will take DDR3 chip orders until the end of 2022 and fulfill the orders for deliveries until the end of 2023, according...
Wednesday 23 March 2022
NOR flash supply stays tight
The supply of NOR flash memory particularly high-density chips remains tight, but suppliers are only capable of raising prices for part of their high-end products, according to industry...
Thursday 6 January 2022
Specialty DRAM prices soon to stop falling
DDR3 and other specialty DRAM prices are expected to stop falling and begin to rise as early as between the end of the first quarter and the second quarter, according to industry...
Monday 15 November 2021
Taiwan DRAM firms to see gross margin drop in 4Q21
With DRAM memory prices starting to fall in the fourth quarter of 2021, Taiwan-based chipmakers and module houses are poised to see their gross margins decline during the quarter,...
Thursday 11 November 2021
Macronix developing 3D NOR flash
Macronix International is engaged in the development of 3D NOR flash memory in-house, which is expected to bear fruit within two years, according to company chairman Miin Wu.
Tuesday 2 November 2021
Specialty memory maker ESMT upbeat about ASP growth in 2022
Specialty memory IC design house Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) expects its gross margin to stay high at above 40% in the fourth quarter of 2021, with the prospect that...
Friday 3 September 2021
DDR3 contract prices likely to drop in 4Q21
DDR3 contract prices for the fourth quarter will be under downward pressure, as spot prices have been falling recently, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 18 August 2021
Macronix to enhance 3D NAND, advanced NOR flash offerings
Macronix International will be strengthening its 3D NAND and advanced NOR flash offerings, eyeing a bigger presence in the automotive and other niche-market sectors, according to...