Saturday, September 05, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Facebook Dominates The Smartphone Apps Market
Toyota To Invest $50 million In Research Centers For Self-driving Cars
Report Reveals the Web's Shadiest Neighborhoods
Google Play Is Coming Back To China: report
Hackers Stole Data From Bugzilla
BlackBerry To Buy Rival Good Technology
GIGABYTE Z170X-UD5 Motherboard Is Intel Thunderbolt 3 Certified
LG Bets On OLED's Success, Showcases Innovative Prototypes At IFA2015
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > TSMC to...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Friday, October 17, 2008
TSMC to Make 40nm GPUs For Nvidia and AMD


Taiwan Semiconductor Manufactu

Both Nvidia and AMD will migrate to the 40nm graphics chips to stay competitive. Nvidia and AMD are currently offering 55nm chips but they are expected to skip the intermediate 45nm process in order to quickly pare down costs.

According to the Taiwan Economic News, both companies will contract foundry giant TSMC to make their 40-nanometer graphics chips.

Nvidia, which has been depending on TSMC for foundry service for a long time now, is expected to introduce its first 40nm chip (GT216) in the second half of 2009. The chip will will replace the company's GTX280.

On the other hand, AMD seems to have no choice but working with TSMC for the 40nm chips, at least for now. And that because the company's recently announced plan to spin off its manufacturing operations into foundry operation will not be able to start production of 40nm chips in 2009. AMD`s 300mm factory in Dresden of Germany owns only 45nm SOI process technology and a 300mm factory using 32nm process it plans to build in New York won`t come on line until after 2010. Working with TSMC would allow AMD to remain competitive and debut its 40nm chip coded RV870 in the middle of next year.

Nvidia has long depended on TSMC for foundry service. The graphics-chip vendor plans to introduce its first 40nm chip codenamed GT216, which will replace its GTX280.


Previous
Next
Samsung Showcases First Color Carbon Nanotube-Based Electrophoretic Display        All News        Warner Bros. Licenses Content for Distribution on DivX Certified Consumer Electronics Devices
S3 Graphics Showcases GPGPU Functionality with S3FotoPro Software     Graphics Cards News      Nvidia Graphics Accelerator For Adobe Creative Suite 4

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
AMD To Showcase Broadcast Ecosystem Workflows at IBC 2015
NVIDIA GRID 2.0 Launches
AMD Radeon R9 370X Graphics Card Launched In Asia
AMD Radeon R9 Nano Graphics Card Shipping September 10th
Samsung Used TSMC's Technology To Prevail In Chip Manufacturing Race
TSMC to Cease Solar Manufacturing Operations
AMD Showcases Graphics, Energy Efficient Computing and Die-Stacking Technologies At Hot Chips
Nvidia GTX950 Graphic Processor Released
GPU shipments Dropped During The Quarter, Both AMD And Nvidia Slipped
Nvidia Brings Maxwell GPUs To New Quadro M5000 and M4000
TSMC Starts Mass Production Of 16nm Chips
GPU Sales Drive Nvidia's Revenue

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .