Mémoire vive et SSD, les prix vont baisser en raison d’un marché léthargique

Selon TrendForce les prix de la mémoire vive et des puces NAND Flash vont continuer de baisser. Cette situation va se poursuivre au quatrième trimestre en raison d’un déséquilibre entre l’offre et la demande. Le marché de la mémoire comprenant les puces DRAM (mémoire vive) et NAND Flash (SSD) est toujours dans une situation de […]

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Samsung tops smartphone memory chip market once again

Samsung topped the global smartphone memory chip (DRAM) market once again. During the first half of 2020, the company maintained its number one position in terms of shipments as well as revenue. Its revenue share was more than double its next best competitor. According to a new report from market analysis firm Strategy Analytics, Samsung […]

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Samsung to cease supplying Huawei with chips beginning next week

Samsung’s decision to cease supplying Huawei with semiconductor solutions has been set in stone, revealed the Korean media today. Samsung as well as HK Hynix will reportedly stop trading semiconductors with Huawei beginning next Tuesday, September 15, leaving Huawei with little-to-no options for securing DRAM and NAND flash chips. The reason behind Samsung’s apparent decision to […]

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Samsung to cease supplying Huawei with chips beginning next week

Samsung’s decision to cease supplying Huawei with semiconductor solutions has been set in stone, revealed the Korean media today. Samsung as well as HK Hynix will reportedly stop trading semiconductors with Huawei beginning next Tuesday, September 15, leaving Huawei with little-to-no options for securing DRAM and NAND flash chips. The reason behind Samsung’s apparent decision to […]

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Samsung starts mass production of 16Gb LPDDR5 DRAM chips at Pyeongtaek Line 2 plant

Samsung has announced that the second production line at its Pyeongtaek plant in South Korea has commenced the mass production of the industry’s first 16Gb LPDDR5 DRAM for mobile devices. These chips are being fabricated using the company’s third-generation 10nm-class EUV technology (1z). The South Korean tech giant is the leader of the global DRAM market. […]

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Samsung maintains DRAM lead in Q2 but Q3 might not be as profitable

Samsung’s share in the global DRAM market saw a slight quarter-on-quarter decline in Q2 2020, but the company’s revenues did rebound, shows a recent report by market research firm TrendForce via Yonhap. Although Samsung’s global DRAM market share declined by 0.6% to 43.5% in the April-June period compared to the previous quarter, its revenues have […]

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Samsung heir Lee Jae-Yong visits factory amid rising demand for semiconductor chips

Samsung posted strong financial results for the second quarter of 2020, and the company’s flagbearer was its chip business. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for memory and storage chips has been rising as more people stay home to learn and work. Now, the company’s Vice Chairman Lee Jae-Yong inspected the chip packaging facility in […]

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Samsung maintains lead in smartphone memory market

Samsung continued to lead in the smartphone memory market during the first quarter of 2020. The company captured more than 50% percent share of the global smartphone memory market. SK Hynix and Micron Technology stood at second and third positions, respectively. Combined, Samsung Semiconductor, SK Hynix, and Micron captured 84% of the revenue from the […]

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Samsung improves DRAM market share amid COVID-19 pandemic

According to TrendForce data cited by Yonhap News, Samsung’s DRAM revenues declined in Q1 2020 in no small part due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But despite these hurdles, Samsung managed to remain dominant in the global DRAM market throughout the January-March period and even boosted its market share.Samsung’s global DRAM market share stood at 43.5% […]

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Samsung announces industry’s first DRAM chips using 10nm EUV technology

Samsung is the global leader in memory and storage market for PCs and smartphones, and it often brings newer technologies ahead of other brands. The company has now announced that it has started mass producing and shipping the industry’s first DRAM modules based on 10nm EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet) fabrication technology.The new EUV-based DRAM modules have […]

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Samsung launches industry’s first third-gen HBM2E Flashbolt memory

Samsung has announced that it is launching the ‘Flashbolt’ HBM (High Bandwidth Memory) memory in the market today. It is the third-generation HBM (HBM2E) technology, and this DRAM will be used for high-performance computing in supercomputers, GPUs, and various AI-driven tasks.One year after releasing the HBM2 ‘Aquabolt’ memory, the South Korean chip giant had initially […]

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Samsung’s Hwaseong incident won’t affect DRAM prices in the first quarter

Samsung ended 2019 on a low note, when a power outage at its semiconductor manufacturing plant in Hwaseong, South Korea has caused tens of millions of dollars in damage. The good news for the consumer market is that the unfortunate event is unlikely to affect commodity DRAM prices in the first quarter of the year.According […]

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DRAM, des prix relativement stables jusqu’au 2ème trimestre 2020

Selon DRAMeXchange le marché de mémoire vive (DRAM) reprend des couleurs. Le sentiment général est positif avec des acheteurs de composants mémoires amenés à augmenter leurs stocks. Les prix des contrats devraient remonter en 2020. Les prévisions sur le marché de la mémoire vive sont positives sur le court terme. Le bilan pour cette fin […]

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