DV Hardware bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
December 4, 2016 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 66 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
ZOWIE G-TF Rough mousepad
ROCCAT Isku FX gaming keyboard
Prolimatech Magnetic Pin
 

Follow us
RSS
 

Winbond to enter GDDR market, exit standard DRAM business

Posted on Thursday, August 06 2009 @ 02:10:32 CEST by


DigiTimes reports Winbond plans to gradually phase out its standard DRAM production. Instead, the memory maker will focus on GDDR memory, it recently entered a production transfer and technology license agreement with Qimonda, and it's rumored that Elpida may soon outsource GDDR production to Winbond.
GDDR will also be one of Winbond's focused product lines, in addition to specialty DRAM, mobile RAM and NOR flash, said Chan. Winbond has seen the combined sales proportion from niche memory reach 50%, followed by standard DRAM with 30% and NOR flash with 20%.

By licensing Qimonda's Buried Wordline technology, Winbond plans to allocate part of its 12-inch capacity to produce GDDR3 and GDDR5, Chan indicated, without elaborating further.

Industry sources have speculated that Winbond along with Japan's Elpida Memory will soon ink a product transfer and technology licensing with Qimonda, which filed for insolvency in January. Elpida will initially outsource GDDR production to Winbond, the sources said.



 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2016 DM Media Group bvba