Sunday, June 14, 2009

DRAMeXchange and manufacturers speak about possible 15% increase in prices for DRAM memory

At the same time, when the Kingston Technology predicted increase in demand for DRAM memory of the third quarter, the DRAMeXchange said that prices for these products in the next few weeks will rise by 10-15%.

A pair of the largest manufacturers and suppliers of memory chips, Powerchip and Elpida, stopped supplying products to the spot market because of the overload, which then emerged as a result of increased demand. Soon, this should lead to an increase in 1-Gbit DDR2 chips in the price of up to $ 1.5 per unit in June, say observers, but as long as the price of 1-Gbit DDR2 chips are at the level of $ 1.2 and does not change.

According to DRAMeXchange contract prices for DRAM memory, too, will rise from $ 8-8,5 over 1 GB in the past month to $ 9-10. Some producers tend to operate with an even higher price - $ 12-13. But to reach this point they are already at the end of this month.

Increased demand for memory has also arisen because of the high level of sales of finished PCs. Another great hopes placed in the memory manufacturers Coming soon Windows7 OS and the associated increase in purchasing activity of their products.


HyperMac - external battery for Apple laptops

The company Sanho Electronics introduced a new line of external batteries HyperMac, designed for all laptops Apple - MacBook, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro.

In the range HyperMac includes four versions - with a capacity of 60, 100, 150 and 222 W • h Devices equipped with the MagSafe connector to connect to the laptop instead of AC adapter, and USB - for powering and charging other devices like the iPhone, or MP3-players. In addition to feeding your notebook, HyperMac can act as a charger for the internal battery.

In HyperMac batteries used lithium ion elements that will allow you to charge up to a thousand times.

Sales Battery HyperMac appear later this month at prices from $ 200 for the modification of 60 W • h to $ 500 for the senior model.