DRAM Price Fixing Settlement

Class Eligibility:

Consumers who purchased DRAM (a memory chip used in computers and other electronics), or a product containing DRAM between 1998 and 2002.

Common devices with DRAM include:

  • Desktop & Laptop Computers
  • Games Consoles – Sega Saturn / Dreamcast, Sony PlayStation I / Playstation II, Nintendo 64 / Nintendo GameCube, and Xbox.
  • Printers
  • MP3 Players – iPod, Creative Nomad
  • TIVO / DVR
  • Graphics Cards
  • PDAs – Palm, Blackberry, Handspring, Pocket PC, Casio Cassiopeia, Compaq iPAQ, Compaq Areo, HP Jornada, Sony CLIÉ, Toshiba Genio, and Symbol PPT
Estimated Amount:

The minimum amount is $10. Based on the settlement pool, we estimate that a typical claim will be around $100.

Proof of Purchase:

Not required..

Claim Form: DRAM Settlement Claim Form
Case Name: DRAM Antitrust Litigation,

MDL No. 1486
(U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California)
Case Summary:

This case resolves allegations of price fixing against manufacturers of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), the memory chip used in computers and other electronics, leading to consumers being overcharged for their products.

The defendants denied the allegations and agreed to settle to avoid the uncertainty and expense associated with litigation.

Settlement Pool: $310,000,000
Settlement Website: DRAM Settlement
Claim Form Deadline: August 1, 2014
Claims Administrator: DRAM Indirect Purchaser Antitrust Litigation

P.O. Box 8097
Fairbault, MN 55021-9497