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Friday 5 February 2010
Equipment lead-time constraints good for DRAM industry, says PTI chairman
With delivery lead times for immersion scanners extending, supply from upstream DRAM makers will not grow substantially until the fourth quarter of 2010, according to DK Tsai, chairman...
Thursday 4 February 2010
Quotes for DDR2 chips may surpass DDR3 parts in 2H10, says A-Data executive
Prices for DDR2 chips are likely to drift higher and may even top quotes for DDR3 parts in the second half of 2010 due to DRAM makers relocating production to DDR3 chips, according...
Tuesday 2 February 2010
Rexchip names new chairman
Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has announced its president Brian Shieh has resigned and taken over the chairman post of Rexchip Electronics, PSC's joint venture with Elpida...
Monday 1 February 2010
Samsung announces 2Gb DDR3 using 30nm-class technology
Samsung Electronics has announced its first 30nm-class DRAM memory has just successfully completed customer evaluations, in 2Gb densities. With DDR3 SDRAM becoming the predominant...
Monday 1 February 2010
DRAM revenues up 42% on quarter in 4Q09; non-Korean players gain share, says DRAMeXchange
Global DRAM revenues grew 42% sequentially to US$8.682 billion in the fourth quarter of 2009, buoyed by a rebound in chip ASPs and output growth, according to DRAMeXchange. Samsung...
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...
Thursday 28 January 2010
Elpida sees first net profits in nine quarters
Computer-memory chipmaker Elpida Memory has reported net profits of 21.1 billion yen (US$234 million) for fiscal third-quarter ended December 31, 2009, representing a return to profitability...
Wednesday 27 January 2010
Inotera to raise NT$25 billion through syndicated loan
Inotera Memories, a DRAM-manufacturing venture between Micron Technology and Nanya Technology, will manage another fund raising plan for a syndicated loan of NT$25 billion (US$780.15...
Tuesday 26 January 2010
PSC dismisses report on Rexchip shares buyback
DRAM maker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has indicated that it is not the source of a Chinese-language Economic Daily News (EDN) report saying it will...
Tuesday 26 January 2010
DRAM contract prices flat in 2H January, says DRAMeXchange
Contract quotes for 2GB DDR2 modules have remained unchanged at US$41 for the second half of January, and the price of 2GB DDR3 parts also remained flat at US$41, DRAMeXchange data...
Monday 25 January 2010
Taiwan DRAM makers see delays in immersion litho delivery
Growing delivery lead times for immersion scanner equipment is likely to interrupt Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories' planned technology transition to sub-50nm in 2010, according...
Friday 22 January 2010
Nanya cautious about 1Q10 as ASPs decline
Nanya Technology, currently Taiwan's top DRAM maker by revenues, has expressed concerns that it may see ASPs drop sequentially in the first quarter of 2010 due to weakness in DDR2...
Thursday 21 January 2010
Nanya mulling plans to expand DRAM capacity, sources claim
Nanya Technology will likely raise its capex budget for 2010 to top NT$20 billion (US$627 million), up from the company's most recent estimate of NT$19 billion, according to industry...
Thursday 21 January 2010
PSC and Inotera post profits for 4Q09
DRAM maker Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) has posted its first profit in 11 quarters, while rival Inotera Memories has also reported profits for the fourth quarter after...
Wednesday 20 January 2010
Nanya swings to profit on higher DRAM ASPs in 4Q09
Nanya Technology has announced it returned to profitability in the fourth quarter of 2009 following 10 consecutive quarterly losses. The DRAM maker also said it will process more...
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