We are experiencing the worst GPU scarcity in historical past, HDD and SSD prices are expected to rise due to storage-related crypto mining, next-gen consoles are nonetheless not possible to discover — and now RAM prices are expected to soar by 18-23% in Q2 2021.
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TrendForce is predicting that DRAM prices will increase 18-23% quarter-over-quarter in Q2 2021, with world chip shortages hurting DRAM provide, and now TrendForce is attributing additional RAM value will increase to a 7.9% enhance in laptop computer manufacturing which is affecting DRAM demand.
TrendForce explains: “On the different hand, prices are likewise rising throughout numerous DRAM product classes in 2Q21, together with DDR3/4 specialty DRAM, cell DRAM, graphics DRAM, and specifically server DRAM, which is extremely associated to PC DRAM and is subsequently additionally present process the next value hike than beforehand expected”.
“TrendForce is subsequently revising up its forecast of general DRAM value hike for 2Q21 from 13-18% QoQ to 18-23% QoQ as an alternative. However, the precise increase in prices of varied DRAM product classes will rely on the manufacturing capacities allotted to the respective merchandise by DRAM suppliers”.