Samsung increased its sales of DRAM memory, occupying more than half of this market
Analysts from TrendForce, who in recent days have noted a considerable number of predictions, this time undertook to estimate the market for DRAM in the third quarter.
The source reports that manufacturers have reduced the volume of production of products intended for the PC, increasing the production of server memory and memory for smartphones. This has led to higher prices for memory for PC. Moreover, in the current quarter is expected to increase by 30% QoQ. Thus in monetary terms, the DRAM market grew by 15.8% compared to the previous quarter.
If to speak about manufacturers, non-replaceable leader is Samsung. For the quarter, the company sold DRAM in the amount of 5.3 billion dollars, which is 22.4% higher than the previous quarter. By the way, this is the highest growth among the major manufacturers. In the end, Samsung is 50.2% of the market against 47.4 per cent in the previous quarter.
SK Hynix located in second place, supplied products by 2.6 billion us dollars, increasing sales by 8.6% and taking 24.8% of the market compared to 26.5% in the second quarter. Toshiba bailed out of 1.95 billion dollars, which allowed the company to take 18.5 percent of the market. In the previous quarter, the company was 19%, having products at $ 1.7 billion.
Located next to the Nanya, Winbond and Powerchip, but their total market share is only 5.4%.