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Forecast Overview: DRAM, Worldwide, 2017 Update

Published: 26 June 2017

ID: G00320613

Analyst(s): Andrew Norwood


2017 will see DRAM revenue hit new highs as the market recovers from the 2015-2016 downturn. Despite the market having consolidated to only three major players, technology strategic planners should expect a new downturn in 2020 as existing vendors add capacity and China breaks into the market.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

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

Foundational Assumptions

  • DRAM Sufficiency
  • Pricing Dynamics
  • DRAM Demand
  • DRAM Industry Structure
  • Manufacturing Technology and Capacity
  • DRAM Supply
  • Capacity Utilization and Allocation
    • Competing Memory and Storage Technologies

Market Model or Methodology

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