Samsung is set to increase DRAM output moving in 2018

Will DRAM prices start to decrease in 2018?

Samsung is set to increase DRAM output moving into 2018

Samsung is set to increase DRAM output moving in 2018

A report from ET News has stated that Samsung has plans to increase their DRAM output moving into 2018, with plans to convert part of their Hwasung Plant to DRAM production and dedicate the second floor of their new Pyeongtaek plant to DRAM production entirely. 

Samsung's Hwasung plant is set to begin mass production in Q1 2018, with Samsung's larger Pyeongtaek facility being set to start production in Q3 2018. 

At this time memory prices are expected to continue to rise moving into 2018, though this increase in productivity from Samsung leaves many hopeful that DRAM priced will start to decrease by the end of 2018, though this depends on how quickly these new production lines can become operational.

Companies like SK Hynix and Micron are also planning to increase their DRAM production, though many of these facilities are not expected to be operational within the next year due to the sheer scale of these projects and the problems associated with building large clean rooms.   

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01-11-2017, 06:15:22

prices will continue to go up. This is just nonsense. As technology improves, prices go up.Quote

01-11-2017, 07:36:54

It's now over £170 for 16gb DDR4.

Sorry, that is insane.Quote

01-11-2017, 16:11:03

Originally Posted by AlienALX View Post
It's now over £170 for 16gb DDR4.

Sorry, that is insane.
^ That right there is why I am happily still running my 16GB of 1600mhz corsair ddr3 ram and not carrying to upgrade at all to DDR4.

Well....I'd have to get a new mobo / cpu / and ram and frankly I dont care, or have a need to do that. I can play whatever I want at 1440p perfectly fine most of the time maxed out (or atleast almost there) with good 60+ FPS in most games that I play.

But meh...RAM pricing is getting stupid high for DDR4 and DDR3 is still higher than normal because of people like me who haven't moved (or needed to) towards a new mobo / cpu / and ram.Quote

01-11-2017, 18:51:42

Link goes to the article picture WYPQuote

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