DDR2 contract prices soar

By Derek Sooman on
Itís emerged that contract prices for mainstream DRAMs have soared in the first half of this month, and that DDR2 prices have rocketed up some 18% from the second half of January. Figures released from DRAMeXchange show that DRAM makers successfully raised DDR2 memory module prices by more than 16%, with some makers even raising prices by over 23%.

Korea-based DRAM makers Samsung Electronics and Hynix Semiconductor, which together hold more than 40% of the global DRAM market, both raised their contract prices in February amid tight capacity.

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