ATI to start 80nm production at UMC in 2H 2006

Posted on Monday, Jun 19 2006 @ 21:48 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
DigiTimes writes ATI will start making 80nm chips at UMC in the second half of this year.
The sources indicated that UMC had gained ATI validation on its 80nm production node and volume production should officially start in the second half of this year, and the move should help ATI diversify its foundry partners and reduce its production risk.

In related news, the sources suggested that Nvidia has also started placing limited amount of orders at UMC for 90nm production.


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