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UMC to make AMD 690 chipsets

Posted on Thursday, March 01 2007 @ 01:13:51 CET by


AMD has contracted UMC to manufacture its new 690 series chipset. The chipset is made on the 80nm process.
Jochen Polster, vice-president for sales and marketing of AMD`s Worldwide Infrastructure Partnerships department, yesterday said at a product presentation in Taipei that his company has decided to contract UMC to make the chipsets.

The family`s 690G is designed to work with AMD`s ATHLONx2 dual-core microprocessor for desktop computers. Polster pointed out that the chipsets would be installed on over 30 motherboards respectively coming from manufacturers including Albatron Technology, Asustek Computer, Epox Computer, Elitegroup Computer Systems, Giga-Byte Technology, Micro-Star International, DFI, Jetway Information, and Fujitsu.

Polster reported that 690G chipset is 20% more efficient and 10% less expensive than Intel`s G965 chipset when working with ATHLONx2 vs Intel`s E6400 Core 2 Due processor. He said 690 platform is part of his company`s "Better by Design" plan, which aims to help global OEM PC makers boost their computers` performances.



 



 

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