Samsung fights off damage from contaminated DRAM semiconductor devices

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Kaarme Ancient Guru

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    I wonder if this is related to their troubles in getting pure enough chemicals or if the source is something totally different, like incorrect equipment installations or maintenance.
     
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    Consumers: "Wow, I enjoy how affordable RAM price these days"

    Samsung: "Hold my beer"

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    Take2:

    Samsung: "Oh that's a nice low price RAM you got there, would be shame if something bad happened to production line..."
     
  4. fry178

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    Usually any materials get tested prior purchase/stoage/use, so i expect it more to be stemming from the assembly line.
    With so many things automated, easy something that was initially correct, got out of alignment/wrong data programmed or similar.
    Would also explain the "short" amount of time it took to fix the problem, i expect to take longer if resource related.
     

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    This is always going on you just do not get to hear about a lot of it for obvious reasons. What you need to do is watch out for products that have slipped through the net, do not work or could fail early that sort thing.
     
  6. sverek

    sverek Ancient Guru

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    What does it mean?
     
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    I totally agree with You. They don't like prices of RAMs right now, and that is excuse for rising prices. Everybody in computer industry does that, so why Samsung would be different? I think all started with flood (Western Digital 2009 if i recall right, and i don't think WD wanted this, but after that, an idea for everyone else = low stock-bigger price). After that, it's all history :)
     
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    So... anybody following the hardware industry in the last years reads it like @sverek has described it:

    Hardware gets cheaper.
    Something happens that cuts in on hardware supply.
    Hardware doesn't get cheaper, or more expensive.

    Rinse and repeat. HDDs, RAM, RAM, it has happened a couple of times in the last 60 months. I honestly don't believe in any of this anymore. This is all just shady business, creating artificial shortages to keep prices for old tech high.
     
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    I'm onboard with this , it's all about the money and always has been, that's never going to change.
     
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    If other industries can do this - and they do - then this is, sadly, to be expected.
     

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    Goddamnit. I said NO FARTING ON THE PRODUCTION LINE!
     
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    Nope, I dont see that. Mainly because other businesses can take advantage and sell more at lower prices. Competition will always find a way to get ahead, one way or another.
     
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    I don't see this as "then people will buy another product for the next month" situation. It's about mid term, where they keep the price at the same level although they are said to drop. I could be wrong, of course, but that's my impression on things.
     
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    So many conspiracy theorists on this forum.
     
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    LOL, losses equaling "billions of won". So that means a couple million dollars. Not a big deal for a multi billion dollar company. [​IMG]
     

  16. sverek

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    There more people who are in for the fun, memes and likes.

    I'd wear tin foil hat on my ass if it gives me more likes.
     
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    Well as long as they get this crap under control by the time Ampere goes into full production.
     
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    As long as my B-Die 3200mhz C14-14-14 doesn't die then who cares lol.
     
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    I can't tell if you're serious or not, but either way it's just sad.
     
  20. Why must i fail at every attempt at masonry?!?!?
     
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