Dec. 26, 2022 /SemiMedia/ -- According to insider in the semiconductor industry, Samsung Electronics plans to expand the wafer production capacity of DRAM and wafer foundry next year, and will add at least 10 Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography equipment (EUV).

The insider revealed that Samsung's P3 wafer fab in Pyeongtaek will increase the DRAM production, and the monthly production capacity can reach 70,000 12 -inch wafers. At present, the production capacity of the P3 factory DRAM production line is 20,000 per month. Samsung is expected to use new equipment to produce 12 nanometer DRAM. As of Q3, Samsung's monthly DRAM wafers have a total output of 665,000 pieces.

As of Q3 2022, Samsung's monthly foundry production capacity was 476,000 pieces.