DRAM Contract Prices in May to Raise 10%-15% MoM, says DRAMeXchange 05-06-2009
Taipei, May 5th, 2009 --- Sources indicate that the biggest DRAM spot market suppliers, Powerchip and Elpida, have stopped shipping chips to the spot market, resulting in tighter supply, says DRAMeXchange. Therefore, DDR2 1Gb spot prices have stayed strong at US$1.2. Meanwhile, marketers expect to see the prices move towards US$1.5 by end of June. [ more ]
DRAMeXchange:Win7 RC available to public benefits AIO 05-05-2009
Taipei,May 5th,2009----Microsoft is going to issue public Windows7 RC today.The market now focuses on tablet PC and All-in-one PC but Winodws 7 won’t make a significant contribution to global PC sector until next year and DRAMeXchange expects that PC shipments enjoy growth of 8% YOY in 2010.
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WitsView: Slower component price declines expected in 2Q09 04-23-2009
Taipei, April 3, 2009---Since the emergence of the rush order effect in Feb09, not only has it provided a much-needed boost to the utilization rates of Taiwan’s panel makers, it has also helped ease the growing operational pressure on upstream component makers. [ more ]