Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Google Dominates VR Headset Shipments But Samsung Gets The VR Revenues
Intel Announces 5G Mobile Trial Platform
Verizon and Yahoo Agree to Lowered $4.48 billion Deal
New Snapdragon X20 LTE Modem Is Paving the Way for 5G
TrendForce Sees Three New iPhones Coming This Year, Including AMOLED Model With 3D Facial Recognition Function
New LG X400 Smartphone Launches In Korea
Samsung to Exhibit New VR Projects at Mobile World Congress 2017
Intel Optane Memory Products Will Run Only On Systems With 7th Generation Intel Processors
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > TSMC Be...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, October 23, 2006
TSMC Benefits From Top Two Graphics Chip Vendors` 80nm Race


ATI recently unveiled the chip industry`s first graphics chip designed on 80-nanometer process and built by the No.1 foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC).

ATI`s rival Nvidia will roll out its 80nm chip in November, with TSMC also being the contact supplier.

Thanks to the contracts from the world`s top two graphics-chip suppliers, TSMC expects its capacity utilization at its leading-edge process to go up in the fourth quarter.

ATI debuted its 80nm chip, dubbed the X1950 Pro, on Oct. 18, with the chip developed to support Microsoft`s Vista operating software. A second 80nm product in the form of the RV560 Radeon X1650XT is expected to arrive before the end of the month.

The 80nm cooperation between ATI and TSMC also quelled speculations that ATI might divert TSMC-bounded orders toward Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) after AMD recently acquired ATI. TSMC executives stressed that TSMC and ATI had been working together on development of the cutting-edge processes since the 0.18-micron era and TSMC has been ATI`s loyal partner.

According to TSMC`s annual report, ATI was the only contract buyer to contribute over 10% of TSMC`s revenues last year. The graphics-chip vendor began shrinking its circuit geometry to 80nm in the third quarter of this year, in preparation for the next-generation chips (65nm).


Previous
Next
Silicon Image Delivers 340 MHz HDMI Transmitters for PCs        All News        Samsung Licenses OneNAND to STMicroelectronics
SGI Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against ATI     Graphics Cards News      Nvidia Ships Vista WHQL Drivers

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
TSMC, Samsung Take Different Approaches For 7nm
TSMC, Mentor Graphics To Enable Design and Verification Tools for New InFO Technology Variants
TSMC To Build New Fab for 3nm
ARM Physical IP for TSMC 7nm Process Technology Now Available
TSMC And IBM Detail Their 7nm Progress At 2016 IEDM
TSMC To Relabel Manufacturing Process As 12nm
TSMC, GlobalFoundries/Samsung To Present Their 7nm Platforms At IEDM
TSMC Sees Strong Quarter On Smartphone Chip Demand
TSMC To Use Different Processes And 3D Packages Across Future Design Platforms
TSMC 7nm Volume Production To Start In 1Q18
TSMC Foundry Market Share Drops in 2016
Samsung, TSMC And Intel Set To Expand Their Chip Production Capacities In 2H

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .