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Forecast Overview: DRAM, Worldwide, 2013 Update

Published: 29 July 2013

ID: G00252803

Analyst(s): Andrew Norwood

Summary

The DRAM market is highly volatile and swings between periods of oversupply and undersupply. Now emerging from its most extensive downturn, low supply growth, industry consolidation, changing demand and slow technology migration will transform how the industry operates.

Table Of Contents
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Market Description

  • Industry Cycles
    • Industry Consolidation
    • Industry Cycles to Remain for Now

Foundational Assumptions

  • DRAM Supply and Demand Sufficiency
  • DRAM Pricing
  • DRAM Demand
    • Personal Computers
    • Mobile Phones
    • Media Tablets
  • DRAM Supply
    • DRAM Road Map

Market Model

  • Forecast Components
    • DRAM Unit and Bit Forecast
    • DRAM ASP Forecast
    • DRAM Revenue Forecast
  • Demand-Side Influencing Factors
    • Electronic Equipment Production
    • Competing Memory and Storage Technologies
    • Channel Demand and End-Market Demand
    • Enterprise Budgets and Spending
    • Consumer Spending
    • Business Performance, Strategies and Objectives
    • Macroeconomic, Geopolitical, Demographic, Lifestyle and Cultural Factors
  • Supply-Side Influencing Factors
    • Capital Spending
    • Fab Equipment Lead Times
    • Manufacturing Technology and Capacity
    • DRAM Road Map
    • Capacity Utilization and Allocation
    • Vendor Profitability
    • DRAM Cost Structure
    • NAND Market Conditions
  • Sufficiency Influencing Factors
    • DRAM Supply
    • DRAM Demand
    • DRAM Inventory
    • DRAM Sufficiency
  • Demand-Side Connections
  • Supply-Side Connections
  • Sufficiency Connections

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