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Prices of DDR3 and DDR4 continue to drop, set to decline further

Contract prices of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) modules dropped in August and September, despite peak season and anticipated stock-up demand on China, according to DRAMeXchange. Analysts believe that the launch of Microsoft Windows 10 this summer did not catalyse rise of demand, whereas the free Windows 10 upgrade program …

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Kingston introduces DDR3L memory modules for enthusiasts

Although DDR4 memory provides higher bandwidth than DDR3 and has very high overclocking potential, it is also more expensive than its predecessor. However, Intel Corp.’s latest “Skylake” processors officially support only DDR4 and DDR3L, but not DDR3. For those, who do not want to invest in DDR4 now, Kingston Technology …

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Crucial to reveal white DDR4 memory modules for overclockers

Nowadays virtually all makers of mainboards offer motherboards with various exotic colours, including white or even silver. Makers of memory modules have traditionally been more conservative and typically such products come with black heat spreaders and PCBs. However, Crucial, a division of Micron, decided to release something for modders, who …

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Kingston remains world’s No. 1 memory module supplier

The year 2014 was very favourable for producers of dynamic random access memory as well as for makers of various DRAM modules thanks to rather high prices and stable demand for personal computers and other devices. Kingston Technology remained the top producer of memory modules on the planet with nearly …

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EVGA starts to sell own-brand memory modules

EVGA Corp. has quietly started to sell its own-brand memory modules in the U.S. The modules are designed for enthusiast-class personal computers, but do not offer extreme performance like DIMMs from traditional suppliers of high-end memory. Since the new products are not available widely, it looks like the company is …

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Samsung to expand DRAM production capacities – report

Samsung Electronics may want to increase its share of the market of computer memory as it is planning to expand DRAM production capacity, a media report claims. The expansion will unlikely negatively affect prices of dynamic random access memory in the second half of the year, but the fact that …

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Samsung does not expect computer memory prices to drop next year

Although Samsung Electronics plans to significantly boost its production capacities in the coming years, the company does not expect prices of dynamic random access memory to drop in 2015. Chief executive officer of the company is confident that DRAM prices will continue to be favourable for manufacturers. “We’ll have to …

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DRAM prices begin to increase, says DRAMeXchange

Just as expected, prices of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) started to increase in the second half of July as major PC makers and OEMs began to stockpile memory to meet demand for their products during the back-to-school season. In addition to BTS, it is expected that the corporate PC …

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Micron debuts world’s first 8Gb DDR3 memory chip

Micron Technology on Monday introduced the industry’s first monolithic 8Gb DDR3 memory component. Previously 8Gb memory chips were made by stacking together several 2Gb or 4Gb devices. 8Gb monolithic components will enable cost-effective, high-capacity solutions for servers. “The ability to scale with our customers’ accelerating memory demand was a key …

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DRAM prices to rise by 5% – 10% in the third quarter

Although the price of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) remained rather stable in the recent months, it will increase by 5 – 10 per cent in the third quarter, according to Mark Newman, an analyst with Bernstein Research. Nonetheless, a good news is that the industry will likely move to …

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SanDisk unveils ULLtraDIMM solid-state drive for DRAM channels

SanDisk on Monday introduced its new solid-state storage solution designed for enterprise servers. The ULLtraDIMM solid-state drive comes in industry-standard DDR3 DIMM form-factor for servers and plugs directly into appropriate slots on mainboards for lowest latency and higher performance. The SanDisk ULLtraDIMM SSD, which was developed in partnership with Diablo …

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