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Falling DRAM costs impact hardware end market pricing

By VentureOutsource.com Staff

DRAM prices have been falling since the first-half of 2018. For commodity purchasing and supply chain managers, DRAM can account for roughly 25% to 30% of the cost of bill of materials (BOM) for cloud servers. This can be equally noteworthy for other hardware products in other end market sectors.

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For cloud servers, in particular, for every downward percentage move of DRAM prices, say 10%, depending on manufacturing operations, this can have a 10 to 15 basis points impact on margins according to Morgan Stanley Research. Other BOM line items impacting storage equipment include CPUs and chipsets, power supplies, casings and enclosures, to name a few. Read more here.




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