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re: Industry View: Objective Analysis on Cypress, Ramtron
vapats   10/16/2012 11:21:48 AM
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So, alternative memories remaining expensive and low-density is a self-fulfilling prophecy of the market? Or are these technologies (like FRAM) truly viable?

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re: Industry View: Objective Analysis on Cypress, Ramtron
Roadman0   10/17/2012 5:21:37 PM
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Discrete SRAM market is a rapidly shrinking, even Samsung & NEC left the market, only GSI and Cypress are left. Cypress as company has issues, Ramtron is not a cure for this. Problems at company are large in scale around PSUC, PSUC is not a competitive product against fixed function MCU.

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re: Industry View: Objective Analysis on Cypress, Ramtron
TarraTarra!   10/17/2012 11:42:07 PM
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T.J Rodgers understands this market very well, I would not be surprised if he pulls off a sunpower with this deal.

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re: Industry View: Objective Analysis on Cypress, Ramtron
Michael Lorello   10/18/2012 12:17:52 PM
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I would definitely like to see memory technology like FRAM become more popular and cheaper. The benefits such as speed and EEPROM-like behavior such as byte-level modification but with orders of magnitude better endurance could greatly simplify applications that normally require wear-leveling and page-erase handling algorithms. Let's hope Cypress doesn't do anything to mess things up.

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re: Industry View: Objective Analysis on Cypress, Ramtron
lobomerchant   10/19/2012 6:44:09 AM
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So true is said by @Michael Lorello...many would look for some better simplified applications and other better stuff!!



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