Microsoft’s Vista to boost Samsung chip sales

Moon Ihlwan

One of the biggest tech news this year is a sales launch on Jan. 30 of Microsoft’s Windows Vista operating system. And few other hardware manufacturers are expected to benefit more from the introduction of the new software than Korea’s Samsung Electronics. That’s because computers need bigger memory to run the sophisticated software and Samsung is the biggest maker of computer memory device called dynamic random access memory (DRAM) chips, accounting for nearly a third of the global DRAM market expected to total around $40 billion in 2007.

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