SK hynix to mass-produce industry-leading 12H HBM for AI chip leadership: CEO [from Yonhap]

SK hynix to mass-produce industry-leading 12H HBM for AI chip leadership: CEO [from Yonhap]

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SEOUL, May 2 (Yonhap) — Kwak Noh-jung, CEO of South Korean chipmaker SK hynix Inc., on Thursday unveiled plans to mass-produce up-to-date high bandwidth memory (HBM) chips with 12 layers in the third quarter, aiming to solidify the company’s leadership in the artificial intelligence (AI) memory market amid surging demand.

“On the HBM technology side, the company is planning to provide samples of 12-high HBM3E with the industry’s best performance in May, and start mass production in the third quarter,” he said during a press conference held at the company’s headquarters in Icheon, some 58 kilometers southeast of Seoul.

“On the production side, HBM from 2024 output already sold out, while that from 2025 volume almost sold out.”

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