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Elpida's Exit from DRAM Industry Will Have Huge Consequences

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In case Elpida is unable to repay its debts due in April and goes insolvent, marking its exit from the DRAM industry, the consequences for not just the DRAM industry, but also the PC industry as a whole, will be huge, note industry observers. On the 15th, Eplida released a statement on the assumed going concern in the company with regards to its debt situation. The company has been unable to recover from its condition despite injections of capital backed by no less than the Japanese government.

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How does this play into the news from a couple weeks ago where I read here at TPU that Micron was looking to buy Elpida? I guess that isn't going to happen now?
 
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How does this play into the news from a couple weeks ago where I read here at TPU that Micron was looking to buy Elpida? I guess that isn't going to happen now?
With the untimely death of Micron's CEO, Elpida's massive debt (a total of around $4 Billion, IIRC), I doubt there's much hope for Elpida now. I hope that at the very least their advanced memory technologies (which show great promise), is bought & integrated by Micron in their excellent RAM modules. :)
 
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