Should Elpida's bankruptcy lead to 25% of its manufacturing capacity going offline, the average...

|By:, SA News Editor

Should Elpida's bankruptcy lead to 25% of its manufacturing capacity going offline, the average selling price (ASP) for DRAM will rise 15% in 2012, estimates IHS. Without any capacity reduction, ASPs will only rise 8.5% following a massive decline in 2011. Micron (MU) rallied this week following Elpida's bankruptcy filing.