Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Project Tango Tablet Coming to More Countries
Silver Lake To Invest $1 billion To Motorola: report
GE Unveils Cloud Service For Industrial Use
New Acer Aspire One Cloudbook Is Powered by Windows 10
Samsung Let's You Pay From Your Smart TV
Hon Hai To Invest In India
Seagate Announces Game Drive for Xbox One and Xbox 360
New PC Accessories For Windows 10
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Mobiles > Fire At...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, September 06, 2013
Fire At Hynix Factory Spurs Bigg Chip Price Rise


Prices for memory chips used in smartphones and personal computers surged as SK Hynix Inc. suspended operations in China after a factory fire.

The blaze occurred Sept. 4 during the installation of equipment at a factory in Wuxi, China, manufacturing dynamic random-access memory chips for SK Hynix. The fire burned for about 90 minutes before being extinguished, the company said.

The price of the benchmark DDR3 2-gigabit DRAM jumped 30 cents, the biggest increase since September 2010, to $1.90 yesterday, according to DRAMeXchange, Asia's largest market for the components. SK Hynix makes almost one-third of the world's DRAM chips.

Typically, it might take more than half a year before SK Hynix?s damaged clean room is fully rebuilt. SK Hynix said it is currently evaluating the extent of damage and that key production equipment was not damaged.

SK Hynix held a 30 percent share of the global DRAM market in the second quarter, following Samsung Electronics's 32.7 percent, TrendForce said Aug. 8.

The Korean company's customers include Apple, Lenovo, Dell and Sony.


Previous
Next
Facebook To Delay Policy Update        All News        Labor Violations Reported In Chinese Factory Making The "cheap" iPhone
IFA: Alcatel OneTouch HERO Released With A 6-inch Display     Mobiles News      Labor Violations Reported In Chinese Factory Making The "cheap" iPhone

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
SK Hynix Launches UFS 2.0 Solution
Rambus and SK Hynix Extend Their License Agreement
SK Hynix To Start Production Of 36-Layer 3D NAND Flash Chips
SK hynix To Start Producing 20nm DRAM This Year
LG Display, SK Hynix Benefit From Strong iPhone Sales
SK Hynix Reports Record Profit
SK Hynix Develops High Density 16GB NVDIMM
SK hynix Develops The Fastest Mobile DRAM
SK Hynix To Develop Its Own eMMC Controllers
SK Hynix Starts Mass Production of 16nm NAND Flash
SK hynix And Micron May Be Close To Licensing Deal
SK Hynix Develops First High Density 8Gb LPDDR3

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .