Micron power outage may be bad news for DRAM supply

Posted on Friday, Dec 04 2020 @ 10:31 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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DigiTimes reports one of Micron Technology's wafer fabs in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan got hit by a power outage on December 3. It's unknown how much production was affected. Micron says operation of the facility has returned to normal. Industry experts told DigiTimes the incident may have an impact on DRAM supply, especially server memory:
Power outage at Micron Taiwan fab may impact global DRAM supply: A recent power outage at Micron Technology's wafer fab in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan may constrain the global DRAM bit supply, particularly to the server segment, according to industry sources.

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