512Mbit DDR2 production cost now cheaper than DDR

Posted on Sunday, May 29 2005 @ 16:31 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The producing costs for 512Mbit DDR2 memory is now cheaper than the cost of producing a 512Mbit DDR memory device.
DDR2 shipments in the 512-Mbit density already exceeded those of 512-Mbit DDR in the first quarter. Shipments of 512-Mbit DDR2 amounted to 132 million units during the first three months of the year, compared to 104 million for 512-Mbit DDR, according to iSuppli. This shipment crossover led to the cost crossover as the economy of scale due to mass production asserted itself.
Read more at EET

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