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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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Micron begins trial production of DRAM using 10nm-class process tech

Micron Technology said this week that it had already begun trial production of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips using its 10nm-class fabrication process. The manufacturing technology is still under development, but trial production indicates that it is proceeding as planned. “1x nanometer DRAM development is also proceeding well and …

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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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Micron: We are sampling 8Gb GDDR5 for 8GB graphics cards

Graphics cards with 8GB of memory will likely become relatively widespread this year as another manufacturer of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) has announced that it had begun sampling of 8Gb GDDR5 chips. “We are seeing good progress of our eight gigabit GDDR5 technology as we are shipping engineering samples …

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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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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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Micron expected to hike DRAM prices this month – report

The prices of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) may start to increase this month as two out of three major computer memory makers are experiencing problems with fulfilling market demands. In case the situation with under-supply of DRAM is not resolved, the high prices will remain for several months down …

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SSD prices jump as Toshiba cuts production

Supply and demand it at work in the SSD market – and it appears to be pushing pricing up. KitGuru wonders if a complete series of ‘SSD price drop’ stories might now need to get published in reverse. When all is said and done, there are only a handful of …

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Elpida bankruptcy is hitting YOUR pocket – today!

This morning, every person involved in selling memory in the UK channel was sent an update from their suppliers to say, with immediate effect, all system memory will be jumping in price by at least 20%. Ignoring the ignorant chit-chat, KitGuru goes straight to the sauce and gets the inside …

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