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ASML began to ship its first High-NA lithography tool to Intel late last year ,and the machine will be fully assembled in Oregon in the coming months. Shipping only a single extreme ultraviolet (EUV) system with a 0.55 numerical aperture lens may not seem like too impressive, but the company aims to ship a much larger number of such devices this year, and further production increases in the coming years. ASML did not disclose how many High-NA EUV litho tools it plans to ship this year, but the company has already announced that it had obtained orders for these machines from all leading makers of logic chips (Intel, Samsung Foundry, TSMC) and memory (Micron, Samsung, SK Hynix), and that the total number currently stands between...

Global Semiconductor Sales Hit $526.8 Billion in 2023

The global semiconductor industry saw its sales dropped around $47 billion to nearly $527 billion in 2023, according to estimations by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). This was a...

13 by Anton Shilov on 2/9/2024

SK hynix Ships LPDDR5T: 9600 MT/s Memory for Smartphones

SK hynix had started volume shipments of its LPDDR5T-9600 memory for high-end smartphones, the company announced this week. So far, the company's LPDDR6 'Turbo' memory with a 9600 MT/s...

17 by Anton Shilov on 11/14/2023

Solidigm Lays Off Employees Due to Industry Downturn

The solid state storage industry has been in a well-documented slide for the better part of the last year now. With storage product demand from both the client and...

18 by Anton Shilov on 10/25/2023

Micron and SK hynix Ship LPDDR5-9600 Memory for Next-Gen Smartphones

Fast memory is crucial for the performance of high-end system-on-chips that are getting more sophisticated every year. When it comes to smartphones, the most obvious way to boost memory...

23 by Anton Shilov on 10/25/2023

HBM4 in Development, Organizers Eyeing Even Wider 2048-Bit Interface

High-bandwidth memory has been around for about a decade, and throughout its its continued development it has steadily increased in speed, starting at a data transfer rate from 1...

11 by Anton Shilov on 10/12/2023

ASML to Deliver First High-NA EUV Tool This Year

In a promising sign for the development of the next generation of EUV lithography machines, ASML has revealed that the company is set to deliver the industry's first High-NA...

7 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2023

SK hynix Begins Sampling HBM3e, Volume Production Planned For H1 2024

SK hynix on Monday announced that it had completed initial development of its first HBM3E memory stacks, and has begun sampling the memory to a customer. The updated ("extended"...

4 by Anton Shilov on 8/21/2023

SK Hynix Launches 24GB LPDDR5X-8500 Stacks for Smartphones, PCs, and HPC

On Friday, SK Hynix said it had started mass production of 24 GB LPDDR5X memory stacks that can be used for ultra-high-end smartphones and PCs. The company's LPDDR5X-8500 devices...

10 by Anton Shilov on 8/11/2023

Memory Makers on Track to Double HBM Output in 2023

TrendForce projects a remarkable 105% increase in annual bit shipments of high-bandwidth memory (HBM) this year. This boost comes in response to soaring demands from AI and high-performance computing...

9 by Anton Shilov on 8/9/2023

SK Hynix Shows Off 321-Layer 3D TLC NAND Device

SK Hynix showcased its 321-layer TLC NAND memory at the Flash Memory Summit 2023. The South Korean company is the first NAND maker to publicly demonstrate 3D NAND with...

11 by Anton Shilov on 8/9/2023

SK Hynix Launches Beetle X31 Portable SSD

UISK Hynix has introduced the Beetle X31, its first portable SSD. The drive promises to hit sequential transfer rates of up to 1,050 MB/sec when working with appropriate hosts...

3 by Anton Shilov on 6/26/2023

SK Hynix Starts Production of 238-Layer 3D NAND: 34% Denser with 2.4 GT/s Interface

SK Hynix announced this week that it had started volume production of its 238-layer TLC NAND memory. The new device promises higher bit density and lower NAND bits cost...

5 by Anton Shilov on 6/8/2023

SK Hynix Publishes First Info on HBM3E Memory: Ultra-wide HPC Memory to Reach 8 GT/s

SK Hynix was one of the key developers of the original HBM memory back in 2014, and the company certainly hopes to stay ahead of the industry with this...

5 by Anton Shilov on 5/30/2023

Report: DDR5 RDIMM Production Impacted by PMIC Compatibility Issues

Memory module producers have been shipping unbuffered DDR5 memory modules for desktop and laptop computers running Intel's 12th Generation Core 'Alder Lake' processors in high volumes since September, 2021...

4 by Anton Shilov on 4/26/2023

SK hynix Now Sampling 24GB HBM3 Stacks, Preparing for Mass Production

When SK hynix initially announced its HBM3 memory portfolio in late 2021, the company said it was developing both 8-Hi 16GB memory stacks as well as even more technically...

1 by Anton Shilov on 4/21/2023

As The Demand for HBM Explodes, SK Hynix is Expected to Benefit

The demand for high bandwidth memory is set to explode in the coming quarters and years due to the broader adoption of artificial intelligence in general and generative AI...

9 by Anton Shilov on 4/18/2023

Samsung Becomes Latest Memory Fab to Cut Production Amidst Post-Pandemic Slump

Following an ongoing slump in demand that has impacted the entire memory industry over the last several months, Samsung this week has become the latest memory foundry to announce...

11 by Anton Shilov on 4/7/2023

NAND Flash Prices Have Dropped Rapidly In Recent Quarters - And So Have SSD Prices

Softened demand for PCs and smartphones coupled with NAND memory bits oversupply has sent prices of 3D NAND memory into a dive in recent quarters. In Q4, global NAND...

20 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2023

SK hynix Intros LPDDR5T Memory: Low Power RAM at up to 9.6Gbps

In a bit of a surprise move, SK hynix this week has announced a new variation of LPDDR5 memory technology, which they are calling LPDDR5T. Low Power Double Data...

10 by Ryan Smith on 1/25/2023

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