Tuesday 3 May 2022
Specialty memory vendor ESMT remains upbeat about 2022 sales
Taiwan's specialty memory IC design house Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) is still striving to rake in record revenues for 2022 despite posting lackluster business results...
Friday 22 April 2022
DDR3 supply to fall short of demand in 3Q22
With tight logic foundry capacity easing, DDR3 and other niche-market memory demand has started picking up and is expected to outpace supply in the third quarter of 2022, according...
Wednesday 6 April 2022
Memory firms cautious about end-market demand prospects
Brand vendors, downstream memory module makers and distributors have all turned cautious about end-market demand prospects this year, judging from disappointing sales of consumer...
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...
Thursday 13 January 2022
ESMT sees bullish NOR flash prices
NOR flash contract prices are poised to stay flat sequentially in the first quarter of 2022 and will rise through the third quarter, according to MC Chang, president for memory IC...
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,...
Tuesday 9 November 2021
Macronix posts record October revenue
ROM and flash memory chipmaker Macronix International saw its revenue hit a record high for the seventh consecutive quarter in October 2021, while revenue at fellow flash company...
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...
Monday 25 October 2021
Specialty DRAM, NOR flash supply to remain constrained in 2022
The supply of specialty DRAM and NOR flash memory chips will still fall short of demand in 2022, due to supply-side constraints, according to industry sources.
Thursday 9 September 2021
ESMT remains optimistic
Specialty DRAM IC design specialist Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) remains upbeat about its shipment prospects for the rest of this year, thanks to its diversified client...
Thursday 22 July 2021
DDR3 prices to continue double-digit growth
Niche-market DDR3 memory prices will continue to register double-digit increases in the third and fourth quarters of 2021, due mainly to supply-side constraints, according to industry...
Tuesday 13 July 2021
DDR3 prices to continue rally
The supply of DDR3 memory will stay tight prompting further price increases through the end of 2021, according to industry sources.
Tuesday 15 June 2021
PSMC negotiating orders for 2023
Taiwan-based pure-play foundry Powerchip Semiconductor Manufacturing (PSMC) continue to see orders demanding 8- and 12-inch wafer fabrication services pull in, and is in talks with...
Friday 11 June 2021
Rising niche-market DRAM prices buoy Etron, ESMT
Memory IC design specialists Elite Semiconductor Memory Technology (ESMT) and Etron Technology have both reported brisk sales results for May 2021, buoyed by rising niche-market DRAM...