Research Reports


DRAM


DRAM Contract Price 1H May_2012

2012/05/23

DRAM

PDF

According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, as DRAM makers hope contract price...

Global DRAM Industry Analysis and Outlook-2Q12

2012/05/18

DRAM , Notebook Computers , Smartphones , Tablets

PDF

On May 8, Elpida revealed Micron as the winner of bidding for the right to negotiate exclusively to buy the Japanese DRAM maker. Three major DRAM teams are emerging in the industry - after Micron and Elpida have integrated, their combined market share will bring the Micron team’s figure (Micron, Inotera, Elpida, and Rexchip) to nearly 24%, surpassing SK Hynix’s 23.9% to become second only to memory giant Samsung.The tri-national alliance will combine the strengths of each – Micron’s flash products, Elpida’s mobile DRAM, and the Taiwanese makers’ manufacturing skills – presenting a formidable opponent to the Korean heavyweights. The DRAM industry is officially headed towards becoming an oligopolistic market with three major players dominating the industry. This will help DRAM chip price gradually return to a healthy state, and the competitive price-slashing will be a thing of the past...

1Q12 DRAM Revenue Ranking - Samsung Sits Secure on the Throne due to Product Mix

2012/05/08

DRAM

PDF

According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, benefitting from the stabilization of commodity DRAM price as well as the fact that this quarter’s ASP decline was smaller than last quarter’s and bit growth increased due to capacity utilization rate recovery and technology migration, the DRAM industry saw healthy revenue figures in 1Q12, compared to the first quarter of years past – total DRAM revenue fell by a mere 2.8% QoQ in 1Q12...

DRAM Contract Price 2H Apr_2012

2012/04/30

DRAM

PDF

According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, 4GB and 2GB module contract price...

DRAM Contract Price 1H Apr_2012

2012/04/20

DRAM

PDF

According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, as buyers and vendors have been in...

DRAM Contract Price 2H Mar_2012

2012/03/23

DRAM

PDF

According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, DRAM contract price...

Ultrabook Concept to Spur PC Upgrades in 2H12, May Spark Next Corporate Refresh

2012/03/20

DRAM , Notebook Computers

PDF

In June 2011, Intel’s Executive Vice President Sean Maloney introduced the chipmaker’s new Ultrabook concept at the annual Computex tradeshow in Taipei, revealing the chipmaker’s future plans for notebook product design. Intel asserted that Ultrabooks would bring about a new user experience with features such as “Always On, Always Connected” (AOAC), thin and light form factor, over 10 hours of battery life, ample performance, etc...

DRAM Contract Price 1H Mar_2012

2012/03/08

DRAM

PDF

According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, as it is still unclear as to whether Elpida will survive its financial crisis, the DRAM market is taking a wait-and-see approach, and contract price...

A Post-Elpida World: Analysis of Elpida’s Impact on DRAM Market Developments in

2012/03/08

DRAM

PDF

On February 27, 2012, Elpida filed for bankruptcy protection with the Tokyo District Court. The manufacturer carries a debt of US$6.23 billion – whether they withdraw from the market or find alternative means of survival, the maker’s fate will have a significant impact on the DRAM market in 2012. In this report, TrendForce analyzes the effects Elpida’s future will have on the global DRAM market...

Six Upcoming Trends in the DRAM and NAND Flash Industries

2012/03/06

DRAM , NAND Flash

PDF

According to DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, due to the rise of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablet PCs, PC DRAM (commodity DRAM) is facing an intense challenge on both the supply and demand end. On the demand side, tablet cannibalization has weakened consumer PC demand and market growth, in turn affecting PC DRAM demand...