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Flash is too fat. A glut of supply means growth is slower and slower

NAND flash industry revenue was $8.307bn in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2015, five per cent less than a year ago and 2.3 per cent lower than in the third 2015 quarter. These numbers, evidence of market over-supply, come from DRAMeXchange via analyst outfit Stifel Nicolaus' MD, Aaron Rakers. Samsung grew its flash …
Chris Mellor, 7 Mar 2016
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All the flash world needs is more TLC, suggests report

Triple-level cell (TLC) flash is heading towards being nearly half of all flash shipments. A report from DRAMeXchange says TLC NAND flash will account for nearly half of the total NAND flash output in the fourth 2015 quarter. DRAMeXchange_TLC_chart The report author, Sean Yang, says TLC NAND is shifting from memory card and …
Chris Mellor, 27 Mar 2015
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Flash prices surge as electronics firms bank on post quake drought

Memory prices surged in Far East trading today amid unease over how Japan's fab industry will be affected by Friday's earthquake and tsunami and resulting power problems. Chip markets had effectively closed on Friday when the quake struck, with prices generally static or down. However, according to DRAMeXchange, spot prices …
Joe Fay, 14 Mar 2011

Netbook SSD usage to fall under 10% in 2009

Has the solid-state drive had its day - at least as a key component of Small, Cheap Computers? That's what one Asian market watcher reckons. This week, DRAMeXchange forecast that the percentage of notebooks shipping with SSDs has plunged through 2008 and will fall to new lows in 2009. According to the company's research, in …
Tony Smith, 11 Dec 2008
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Hynix leaves DRAM market spotless

Hynix, the Korean computer memory maker, is fleeing the DRAM spot market - because prices are too low. That's not the spin the company is putting on the decision, telling Reuters that it wants to "enhance our flexibility and strengthen our position in the contract market". This should make sense: according to market watcher …
Drew Cullen, 27 Sep 2007

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