News
 

Bookmark and Share

(1) 

The chairman of A-Data Technology, one of the world’s largest producers of memory modules, said that tight supply of dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips would persist in 2010 due to various reasons, among which there is inconsistent supply because of low investment into new production capacities in the recent years.

“Supply of DRAM chips will remain mostly tight in 2010,” said Simon Chen, chairman of memory module maker A-Data Technology, reports DigiTimes web-site.

With major producers restraining their capacity expansion over the past two years, supply will not be able to catch up with demand for most of the time in 2010, added the head of the memory module house.

According to DRAMeXchange, a market tracking company, 2010 PC shipments year-on-year growth will be up to 13%. Desktop PCs will merely grow 0.6% annually to 120 million, notebook market is projected to grow 22.5% year-over-year to 160 million units, whereas shipments of netbooks will grow 22% to 35 million units as well. The increase of demand towards personal computers will result in the raise of demand towards memory, which, according to DRAMeXchange, will cause shortages in supply, increasing prices and profitability for DRAM manufacturers.

Tags: A-Data, DRAM, Business

Discussion

Comments currently: 1
Discussion started: 01/12/10 09:45:58 PM
Latest comment: 01/12/10 09:45:58 PM

[1-1]

1. 
Nothing like an 'alleged' shortage to jack up prices
0 0 [Posted by: alpha0ne  | Date: 01/12/10 09:45:58 PM]
Reply

[1-1]

Add your Comment




Related news

Latest News

Monday, July 28, 2014

6:02 pm | Microsoft’s Mobile Strategy Seem to Fail: Sales of Lumia and Surface Remain Low. Microsoft Still Cannot Make Windows a Popular Mobile Platform

12:11 pm | Intel Core i7-5960X “Haswell-E” De-Lidded: Twelve Cores and Alloy-Based Thermal Interface. Intel Core i7-5960X Uses “Haswell-EP” Die, Promises Good Overclocking Potential

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

10:40 pm | ARM Preps Second-Generation “Artemis” and “Maya” 64-Bit ARMv8-A Offerings. ARM Readies 64-Bit Cores for Non-Traditional Applications

7:38 pm | AMD Vows to Introduce 20nm Products Next Year. AMD’s 20nm APUs, GPUs and Embedded Chips to Arrive in 2015

4:08 am | Microsoft to Unify All Windows Operating Systems for Client PCs. One Windows OS will Power PCs, Tablets and Smartphones