Apple Places Large DRAM Orders with Bankrupt Elpida
- May 23, 2012
May 17, 2012 – Reuters reports that Apple has placed large DRAM orders with Elpida (despite Elpida’s recent bankruptcy filing) in what is thought to be a supplier diversification effort. Samsung currently supplies the majority of DRAM to Apple despite the ongoing patent battles between the two companies. The article cites a source that estimates that Elpida already sells more than half of its mobile DRAM to Apple.