The forecast made in the first quarter of 2019.
In December 2018, the RAM cost about the same as a month earlier. In the first quarter, prices will fall, predicts research firm DRAMeXchange.
According to estimations of experts, in January 2019, the average contract value of the 8-Gigabyte DRAM modules will decline by more than 10% from the previous month, and in February and March, this trend will continue.
On the market RAM in General, prices should fall by about 20% in the first quarter of 2019 compared to the previous three months, although previously expected 15 percent decline. Most cheaper server solutions, expect to DRAMeXchange.
The biggest problem in the market, analysts say an increase in the production of memory, and the premature onset of a weak season in the fourth quarter of 2018, resulting in the channel is replenished product inventories sooner than expected.
Worst of all this situation have experienced ITC, which has the chips fell more than those of other vendors. From the South Korean manufacturers prices of chips have fallen to a lesser extent in comparison with companies from other countries.
In the near future, growth in supply will always exceed the dynamics of sales, so inventory level will rise, and prices fall. This negative trend may continue throughout 2019, the study said.
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