Micron to get a one-time payment from UMC.
Samsung took to its Tech Day 2021 event to showcase its roadmap for future memory technologies, including DDR6-17000, GDDR6+, GDDR7 and HBM3, ushering in new maximum bandwidth speeds.
According to the latest investigation by Taiwanese research firm, TrendForce, the pricing structure of the DRAM market is set to decline by a bit as we move into the fourth quarter of this year.
DRAM prices in the United States and Europe have begun to fall by around 5%, thanks to DRAM suppliers wanting to get rid of unnecessary stock.
TrendForce said that quarter-over-quarter DRAM price increases could even out due to high inventory levels.
SK Hynix reportedly manufactured defective DRAM, but said the reports are overblown and it has filed a police report on the matter.
A U.S. law firm once again filed a class-action lawsuit claiming Samsung, SK Hynix, and Micron colluded to fix DRAM pricing.
TrendForce predicted that DRAM prices would rise 13-18% in the second quarter as consumer demand holds steady.
SK Hynix is looking at 600-layer 3D NAND, EUV-based DDR5 SDRAM, converged computing-in-memory devices.
Demand for SSDs and GDDR6 will rise thanks to the hefty specs of the next-gen PS5 and Xbox Series X, according to research firm DRAMeXchange.