Except for Samsung Electronics’ sales to Dell, shipments by chipmakers of DDR2 DRAM to PC OEMs are still low because the yield rates at 0.11-micron process technology are still too low to provide a consistent chip supply, according to sources.
Even though Intel is pushing the adoption of PCI-express, which supports DDR2, by cutting prices of its 915 chipsets, PC OEMs are currently unwilling to adopt DDR2 on a broad scale until chipmakers can ramp yield rates above 80%, sources with chipmakers said. Read more at DigiTimes
DDR2 sees low yields at 0.11µ, sluggish sales
Posted on Thursday, November 25 2004 @ 17:26 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck