Featured Articles

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD sheds light on stacked DRAM APUs

AMD is fast tracking stacked DRAM deployment and a new presentation leaked by the company  points to APUs with stacked DRAM,…

More...
Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel has introduced seven new Haswell mobile parts and four Bay Trail SoC chips, but most of them are merely clock…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

Today we'll take a closer look at AMD's A8-7600 APU Kaveri APU, more specifically we'll examine the GPU performance you can…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 08 January 2010 14:27

Qualcomm inks deal with GF, stays in bed with TSMC

Written by Fudzilla staff


ImageImage

Ménage à trois


Chipmaker Qualcomm announced that it would keep working with TSMC and develop 28nm with the Taiwanese foundry. The announcement comes just a day after the company signed a production deal with AMD spinoff Globalfoundries.

Qualcomm doesn't want to put all its eggs in one basket, but unlike Gloabalfoundries, TSMC won't make 32nm Qualcomm chips. The company plans to migrate directly from 45nm to 28nm and the first 28nm tape-outs are expected later this year.

So, Globalfoundries will take care of Qualcomm's 32nm needs for the time being, while TSMC will push 28nm. Once Globalfoundries' FAB1 in Dresden starts churning out 28nm silicone, Qualcomm will jump on board as well.

More here.
Last modified on Friday, 08 January 2010 17:02

Fudzilla staff

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments