Surprise and demand; DRAM orders fell over the last month!

Subject: General Tech | May 18, 2018 - 02:54 PM |
Tagged: mining, DRAM, cryptocurrency

As we head into the weekend, a long one if you happen to wear the US as pants, it seems an appropriate time for some good news.  According to the Nikkei the demand for DRAM from cryptocurrency miners have declined significantly which could lead to better prices, though not a huge drop as mobile phone vendors and enterprise demand has not changed.  Even better news for enthusiasts are the reports of shelves filled with GPUs where once there were only dust bunnies and forlorn gamers. 

Things are looking up this summer!

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"Orders for DRAMs fell noticeably in April," a representative at a Tokyo electronic parts trader said. "We previously received quite a lot of orders, even from companies with whom we did little business." Demand was particularly strong from virtual currency miners, the representative said."

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Source: Nikkei

May 18, 2018 | 03:04 PM - Posted by elel (not verified)

You scared me, the long weekend isn't 'till next week. That's good news though so I'll forgive you.

May 18, 2018 | 03:39 PM - Posted by David Hunter (not verified)

I like the reference to canada's long weekend :)

May 18, 2018 | 04:56 PM - Posted by elites2012

Finally the consumers are not buying that bloated ram

May 18, 2018 | 07:01 PM - Posted by ItsDesktopAPUsFineWineTime (not verified)

Take that You Big 3 DRAM Producers(Scamers)! We will be watching you to see if you attempt to collude with one another to reduce DRAM Production.

Those Government watchdogs are on your trail again so those DRAM prices better not suddenly start going back up again!

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