DRAM prices keep on falling
What would Nostradamus have to say about that?
DRAM prices are continuing to fall across the world, the latest price survey from ICIS-LOR reveals. Average prices fell between 3 and 6 per cent between June 4 and June 11, according to the Reed- owned market research firm ICIS-LOR produces a 30-day rolling average trade price for 64Mb DRAMs (PC100, 8M x 8) in North America, Europe and Asia And between May 13 and June 11, the North American average was down 3.01 per cent, Europe fell 4.14 per cent, while Asia slumped 5.87 per cent, compared with the 30 day average for DRAM prices on June 4. As of June 11, the 30-day rolling average price of 64Mb DRAMs in the respective regions were $6.90, $7.15, and $7.06. Memory modules prices were also down, with 64MB PC100 DIMMs averaging $40.26 for North America, down 2.37 per cent, $43.06 in Europe, down 2.24 per cent, and $40.17 for Asia, down 4.69 per cent. All prices are paid by so-called "prime buyers", in other words major OEMs and brokers. ® See also: Our last DRAM price crisis story Infineon exec damns DRAM glut-feeding Koreans