New game consoles expected to trigger demand surge for graphics DRAM and SSD's
January 15, 2020TrendForce expects the year-end release of new generation game consoles to trigger a demand surge of graphics DRAM and SSD's during the second half of 2020.
Gartner: Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 11.9% in 2019
January 14, 2020Intel reclaimed top spot in global semiconductor market; Samsung moved to no. 2.
1Q20 NAND Flash price is projected to continue rising
January 03, 2020According to the latest analysis by the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce, the contract price of client SSD has fallen for seven consecutive quarters until 2Q19 from peak price, to barely above the price of HDD.
Semiconductor market suffers another plunge in Q3
December 09, 2019With revenue plunging by a gut-wrenching 14.7% in the third quarter, the global semiconductor market appears destined for a year of double-digit decline, despite some signs of growth in the critical memory segment, says IHS Markit.
3Q19 NAND Flash revenue grows amidst resurging pre-peak season demand
November 25, 20193Q19 NAND flash industrial revenue showed a nearly 15% growth of total bit shipment, owing to the seasonality-driven demand for products shipments and the additional product shipment made available in preparation for U.S. tariffs, says the DRAMeXchange research division of TrendForce.
Toshiba Memory could make huge gains from Lite-On’s SSD business
September 03, 2019Taiwan’s Lite-On Technology Corp. (Lite-On) announced on August 30 that it will offload the entire stake of its SSD business to Toshiba Memory Holdings Corp. (TMCHD).
Toshiba Memory to acquire LITE-ON's SSD business
September 02, 2019Toshiba Memory, soon to be rebranded as Kioxia Holdings Corporation, says it has signed a definitive agreement with LITE-ON Technology Corporation to acquire its Solid State Drive (SSD) business.
Wafer prices to grow against the trend
August 05, 2019DRAMeXchange estimates contract prices still trending down overall, but those for mainstream products shrinking due to the Toshiba outage directly impacting production.
Japan-South Korea trade tension affects DRAM prices
July 16, 2019DRAM/NAND prices will be affected - short term - by the Japan-South Korea trade tension and the Toshiba outage (evertiq reported). Long term effects will depend on inventory levels, says market researcher TrendForce.
US ban takes a toll on Huawei - and its American suppliers
June 17, 2019Micron and Western Digital are facing immediate impacts; while Huawei faces longer-term storage-supply challenges, says IHS Markit.
Revenues for NAND flash brands 1Q fall by 23.8% QoQ
May 31, 2019DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, says that besides the effects from the traditional offseason 1Q this year, the weakening demand in 4Q18 has pushed smartphone and server OEMs to begin adjusting their inventories.
NAND Flash: 'Competition may get ugly'
May 30, 2019Due to frictions from the US-China trade dispute, China's two DRAM giants are showing clear signs of slowing. According to research by DRAMeXchange, YMTC, which forms the main bulwark of NAND flash development in China, will be mass producing 64-layer Xtacking 3D NAND products this year end as scheduled.
512GB SSDs' price-per-GB to hit an all-time low by year end
May 09, 2019According to research by DRAMeXchange , a division of TrendForce, the NAND flash industry this year is clearly exhibiting signs of oversupply, and SSD suppliers have gotten themselves into a price war, causing SSD prices for PC OEMs to take a dive.
Rutronik and Wilk Elektronik inks global distribution deal
April 10, 2019Rutronik is expanding its range to include products from the Polish manufacturer Wilk Elektronik.
Drops in 2Q NAND Flash contract prices shrink slightly
March 22, 2019DRAMeXchange points out that 1Q19 contract prices across all NAND Flash product categories were impacted by a weak server demand, an extended smartphone replacement cycle, less-than-expected sales for Apple's new phones and other end demand disappointments.
NAND flash giants suffer revenue loss of 16.8% in 4Q18
February 21, 2019The rising economic uncertainties caused some server manufacturers to delay restocking or cancel orders, and compelled those upstream in the supply chain to make adjustments to their production lines, damaging their ability to stock up, says DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce
Micron expands in Asia – to build new facility in Malaysia
December 05, 2018The Penang government announces that Micron Technology is planning to build a new center of excellence for SSD assembly and test in the state's Batu Kawan Industrial Park.
Kingston is the clear leader among branded SSD module makers
October 16, 2018DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, announces the global ranking of SSD module makers (NAND Flash manufacturers excluded) for 2017 based on the shipments of their own-branded SSD products in the channel market.
DRAM and NAND Flash products with price decline in 4Q/18 and 2019Load more news
October 09, 2018DRAM products have begun to see a weak price trend, showing only a 1~2% QoQ hike in contract prices for 3Q18 due to the continued oversupply, despite the coming of holiday sales season.