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.
Friday 30 June 2023
Drops in memory contract prices to slow in 3Q23
Contract market prices for DRAM and NAND flash memory will continue to fall in the third quarter of 2023, albeit at a reduced rate, according to industry sources.
Wednesday 14 June 2023
CXMT ramping up 3rd-gen 19nm process output
Chinese DRAM chipmaker ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) is ramping up chip production utilizing the third iteration of its in-house developed 19nm (previously claimed to be 17nm)...
Tuesday 6 June 2023
Memory contract and spot prices to improve in 3Q22, says Apacer president
Taiwan-based memory module maker Apacer expects the memory spot price to rise and the contract price to stabilize in the third quarter of 2023, while memory demand is expected to...
Wednesday 17 May 2023
Memory demand poised to recover, says Etron chairman
The memory market has been showing signs of improvement and is anticipated to fully recover by the end of this year, according to Nicky Lu, chairman of memory IC design house Etron...
Tuesday 16 May 2023
DDR3 prices under downward pressure
DDR3 memory prices are still under downward pressure despite suppliers' output constraints, according to industry sources.
Thursday 2 March 2023
Memory prices continue to fall but at a slower pace from March
Seasonality has further dragged down memory spot market prices in the first quarter of 2023, with prices for large-capacity DDR4 and DDR3 chips falling sharply, according to industry...
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...
Thursday 1 December 2022
Etron chairman expects U-shaped recovery to take place in 3Q23
A U-shaped recovery is expected to take place in the semiconductor industry starting in the third quarter of 2023, according to Nicky Lu, chairman of IC design house Etron Technolo...
Monday 21 November 2022
China memory chipmakers unlikely to meet output goals for 2023
ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) and Yangtze Memory Technologies (YMTC) are both unlikely to meet their respective output goal for 2023, due to constraints caused by the latest...
Monday 14 November 2022
Memory module vendors gearing up to lower inventory losses
DRAM and NAND prices continue trending downward amid rising inventory levels at upstream suppliers and declining terminal demand, and may not start to pick up slowly until late first...
Tuesday 1 November 2022
Memory spot prices drop further
Drops in DRAM and NAND flash spot prices have widened, with prices for niche-market DDR3 chips already falling 11% in one month, according to sources at memory module makers.
Wednesday 31 August 2022
Memory chip vendors to see inventory return to healthy levels in 1H23
Memory chip suppliers will be engaged in inventory adjustments throughout the second half of this year, but are expected to see their inventories return to a healthy state in the...
Tuesday 30 August 2022
GigaDevice to kick off volume production of 17nm DDR3 chips in September
China-based memory chipmaker GigaDevice will kick off volume shipments of 17nm DDR3 memory chips in September, with ChangXin Memory Technologies (CXMT) being contracted to manufacture...
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...