The DRAM spot price, which moved sideways for months, has been skyrocketing since the fire accident in SK Hynix’s Plant in Wuxi, China. In particular, that of the DDR3 2Gb (1,666MHz) has jumped by over 43% when compared to before the accident.
According to DRAMeXchange’s data made available on September 22, the spot price of the DDR3 2Gb (1,666MHz) increased more than 43% in two weeks to reach US$2.277. The price has continued its upward trend this month. On September 5, the day following the fire accident, it jumped 19%.