TSMC, also known as Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, has just announced that it is ready with its 55 nanometre process.
We still have to see 65 nanometre graphic chips, scheduled for May, but TSMC is talking about the 55 process. Nvidia is already doing some pilot productions of 55 chips and there might be some samples that will come out of TSMC in 55 nanometre in second half of 2007.
The volume production in 55 nanometre is expected for the first quarter of 2008. Headsets and graphics will benefit from the 55 process and we already told you that 55 nanometre is just a shrink down of 45 nanometre.
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