Thursday 24 June 2010
Elpida develops 2Gb GDDR5
Elpida Memory has completed development of a 50nm two-gigabit (2Gb) GDDR5 device using copper interconnects, according to the Japan-based chip vendor. The new GDDR5 was developed...
Wednesday 9 June 2010
Winbond May revenues rise 5% on month despite low season
Winbond Electronics has announced revenues for May 2010 grew 5.6% sequentially to NT$2.86 billion (US$88 million), despite it traditionally being the low season. The memory chipmaker...
Tuesday 6 April 2010
Winbond GDDR output for Elpida lower than expected
Winbond Electronics has recently begun making GDDR chips for Elpida Memory with a production capacity of 5,000 wafer starts a month, according to industry sources. However, the monthly...
Thursday 4 February 2010
PTI meets 4Q09 guidance; sets 2010 capex at NT$9 billion
Memory packaging and testing service provider Powertech Technology (PTI) has posted fourth-quarter 2009 sales of NT$8.74 billion (US$273 million) and net income of NT$1.68 billion,...
Friday 29 January 2010
Winbond posts first profit in 11 quarters
DRAM maker Winbond Electronics, which has diversified its product mix to include niche DRAM, NOR flash and GDDR, has announced net income of NT$342 million (US$10.7 million) on revenues...
Friday 29 January 2010
Memory backend firm Walton sees influx of DDR3 orders
Walton Advanced Engineering will continue to operate during most of the Lunar New Year holidays, due to an influx of orders for DDR3 chips, according to the company.
Wednesday 27 January 2010
Walton to benefit from Winbond orders for GDDR chips, says paper
Backend service supplier Walton Advanced Engineering is expected to benefit from major contracts from Elpida Memory and Winbond Electronics starting in the second quarter of 2010...
Monday 11 January 2010
Winbond consolidated revenues up in 2009
Memory maker Winbond Electronics, which has moved to turn its focus away from commodity DRAM, saw revenues from its core business decrease 10.5% in 2009. But consolidated revenues...
Monday 21 December 2009
Hynix announces 2Gb GDDR5 using 40nm-class technology
Hynix Semiconductor has announced what it claims is the industry's first 2Gb GDDR5 memory using 40nm-class process technology for PCs and games consoles.
Thursday 10 December 2009
Winbond sees November sales soar 119% on year
Niche DRAM maker Winbond Electronics has posted revenues of NT$2.12 billion (US$65.63 million) for November, up 2.8% sequentially and 119.1% on year. For the first 11 months of 2009,...
Monday 23 November 2009
Elpida develops 1Gb GDDR5; to start mass production in 2Q10
Elpida Memory has announced that it completed development of a 1-gigabit (1Gb) GDDR5 that operates at a speed of six gigabits per second (Gbps). The new graphic memory (GDDR: graphics...
Friday 20 November 2009
Elpida opens DRAM testing lab in Munich
Elpida Memory has held a ceremony in Munich, Germany to officially open its test laboratory for DRAM chips at its Munich Design Center, which began operations in May 2009 as a GDDR...
Wednesday 11 November 2009
Elpida, Winbond ink deal for GDDR foundry service
Elpida Memory today (November 11) announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for DRAM foundry services with Taiwan-based Winbond Electronics. The agreement pertains...
Tuesday 10 November 2009
Winbond and Macronix post mixed results in October 2009
Winbond Electronics, which is switching its business focus from commodity DRAM to niche DRAM and NOR flash, has announced revenues for October 2009 grew 12.2% on month to NT$2.12...
Wednesday 28 October 2009
Winbond posts narrower 3Q09 loss, ups 2009 capex
Winbond Electronics has announced net sales for the third quarter of 2009 totaled NT$5.69 billion (US$175 million), up 36% from the previous quarter's NT$4.2 billion. Net losses for...