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Forecast Overview: DRAM, Worldwide, 2018 Update

Published: 23 July 2018

ID: G00347016

Analyst(s): Andrew Norwood


2018 will see DRAM revenue hit new highs as the market enjoys its second supercycle. Despite the market having consolidated to only three major players, technology product managers at DRAM vendors accelerate R&D investment in anticipation of a 2020 downturn.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Companion Documents

Market Description

  • Industry Cycles
    • Industry Consolidation
    • Industry Cycles to Remain

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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