Feeds

DRAM spot, contract price gap grows

30-day rolling averages show prices falling

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Next gen security for virtualised datacentres

The gap between DRAM contract and spot prices continued to widen last month, according to a survey by ICIS-LOR. The contract 30-day rolling average for 64MB DRAM (PC-100 8x8) chips between 20 January and 18 February was $7.97 in the US, $8.27 in Europe and $8.39 in Asia. When compared with the previous week's 30-day rolling average up to 11 February, prices dropped 5.3 per cent in North America, 7.6 in Europe and 7.5 per cent in Asia. Memory industry researchers ICIS-LOR found the average price on the spot market was $6.42 for Europe, $6.38 for the US, and $6.22 for Asia. Regarding memory modules, spot prices fell 8.8 per cent from the previous week to $52.4 in North America. In Europe they dropped 8.5 per cent to $53.2, and 7.9 per cent to $51.5 in Asia. ® Related Stories DRAM spot price slide continues DRAM prices rocket on spot market

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

More from The Register

next story
6 Obvious Reasons Why Facebook Will Ban This Article (Thank God)
Clampdown on clickbait ... and El Reg is OK with this
No, thank you. I will not code for the Caliphate
Some assignments, even the Bongster decline must
Kaspersky backpedals on 'done nothing wrong, nothing to fear' blather
Founder (and internet passport fan) now says privacy is precious
TROLL SLAYER Google grabs $1.3 MEEELLION in patent counter-suit
Chocolate Factory hits back at firm for suing customers
Mozilla's 'Tiles' ads debut in new Firefox nightlies
You can try turning them off and on again
Sit tight, fanbois. Apple's '$400' wearable release slips into early 2015
Sources: time to put in plenty of clock-watching for' iWatch
Facebook to let stalkers unearth buried posts with mobe search
Prepare to HAUNT your pal's back catalogue
prev story

Whitepapers

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup
IT departments are embracing cloud backup, but there’s a lot you need to know before choosing a service provider. Learn all the critical things you need to know.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Backing up Big Data
Solving backup challenges and “protect everything from everywhere,” as we move into the era of big data management and the adoption of BYOD.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?