Asian DRAM manufacturers Powerchip and ProMOS are reportedly responding to weak demand and...

|By:, SA News Editor

Asian DRAM manufacturers Powerchip and ProMOS are reportedly responding to weak demand and crashing prices by putting plants up for sale; foundries TSM and UMC are said to be among the prospective buyers. Production cuts are buoying DRAM spot prices for the time being, though it remains to be seen how long this lasts, given weak PC DRAM consumption trends.