DRAM supply to fall short of demand in Q3 2014

Posted on Wednesday, Apr 23 2014 @ 11:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
DigiTimes writes supply of DRAM is expected to fall short of demand in Q3 2014, but according to Kingston the pricing is expected to remain relatively stable:
Memory device suppliers Kingston Technology and Nanya Technology both expect the supply of DRAM chips to fall short of demand in the third quarter of 2014 due largely to effects of peak season.

However, despite seasonal fluctuations, prices of DRAM chips are expected to remain relatively stable following the recent industry consolidation that limits the number of suppliers to merely three, according to Kingston.

Kingston declined to comment on recent market rumors indicating that SK Hynix was having a machinery installation issue which has affected the supply and prices of memory chips, but said prices will be definitely trending upward in the third quarter.

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