A shortage of flip-chip substrates in Taiwan may slow the shipment of graphics processors designed by ATI Technologies and Nvidia, according to sources in Taiwan.
ATI has had difficulty delivering the RV410 and R430 graphics processors to graphics-card makers since it has had problems with its major chip-packaging partner, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE), according to sources at graphics-card makers. Nvidia has also faced the same problem with its NV43 products, the sources stated.
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Flip-chip substrate shortage causes product shipments delays at ATI & NVIDIA
Posted on Wednesday, Oct 20 2004 @ 23:38 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck