There has long been a discussion as to how much DRAM market share is too much for Samsung (who competes directly with key DRAM customers in areas beyond laptops including smartphones and tablets). This week's announcement highlights the point that there is also a point where Samsung's laptop share will become too much for some of its customers to stomach. For now, however, the DRAM industry outside of Samsung is stuck with lagging technology and diminutive production capacity. Until that dynamic changes it looks like Samsung will have it's cake and eat it too.
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