NVIDIA says TSMC has Pascal yields under great control

Posted on Friday, May 13 2016 @ 10:32 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Responding to a question from a financial analyst from Macquarie Capital during yesterday's earnings call, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang commented that the yields of Pascal are good and that TSMC have the yields under great control:
We're expecting a lot of Pascal. Pascal was just announced for 1080 and 1070, and both of those products are in full production. We're in production with Tesla P100, and so all of our Pascal products that we've announced are in full production, so we're expecting a lot.

Yields are good. And building these semiconductor devices are always hard, but we're very good at it. And this is now a year behind when the first 16-nanometer FinFET products went into production in TSMC. They have yields under great control. TSMC is the world's best manufacturer of semiconductors, and we work very closely with them to make sure that we're ready for production, and we surely wouldn't have announced it if we didn't have manufacturing under control. So we're in great shape.

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