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Server DRAM Prices Tipped to Decline Further in Q4, Boding Ill for Korean Chipmakers

Server DRAM Prices Tipped to Decline Further in Q4, Boding Ill for Korean Chipmakers

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Prices for server DRAM chips are expected to further decline in the fourth quarter of the year, a report showed Thursday, boding ill for South Korean chipmakers amid the novel coronavirus pandemic. Market researcher TrendForce recently revised its server DRAM prices forecast for the last three months of 2020, [...]

S. Korean DRAM Suppliers to Cut Capital Expenditure in 2020

S. Korean DRAM Suppliers to Cut Capital Expenditure in 2020

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major chipmakers are expected to cut their DRAM capital spending this year, a report showed Thursday, as they become cautious over market conditions amid the pandemic. Samsung Electronics Co.’s DRAM capital expenditure budget is projected to decline 21 percent to US$4.9 billion this year, according to market [...]

S. Korea Eyes Non-memory Chips as New Growth Engine

S. Korea Eyes Non-memory Chips as New Growth Engine

SEOUL, Apr. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The party is over for South Korean memory chip makers after a two-year boom, and deep-pocketed industry leaders are now looking to the future to find the new growth drivers in the non-memory chip business. Samsung Electronics Co. and SK hynix Inc., the world’s two largest memory chip makers, [...]

Prices of Server DRAM to Drop 50 pct This Year: DRAMeXchange

Prices of Server DRAM to Drop 50 pct This Year: DRAMeXchange

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Prices of dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chips for data center servers are expected to drop about 50 percent this year due to inventory problems, a market tracker said Tuesday. In its latest market report, DRAMeXchange predicted that prices of server DRAM chips will plummet more than 20 percent on-quarter [...]

Samsung Develops New DRAM for 5G, AI Features of Smartphones

Samsung Develops New DRAM for 5G, AI Features of Smartphones

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it has developed a new mobile dynamic random access memory (DRAM) solution optimized for the fifth-generation (5G) network and artificial intelligence (AI) features of smartphones. The South Korean tech giant said it finished the development of the 10nm-class 8Gb LPDDR5 DRAM in April, boasting [...]