Peter Clarke, EETimes
2/22/2011 6:30 AM EST
LONDON – Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (TSMC) is fighting back against rival Globalfoundries Inc. and winning key contracts from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) for its 40-nm and 28-nm manufacturing process technologies, according to a Taiwan Economic News report.
AMD plans to use TSMC to build its 28-nm Southern Islands chip in the second quarter of 2012 and has been pushing 40-nm contracts TSMC's way for Zacate and Ontario accelerated processing units (APUs), despite reports of low yields on 40-nm at TSMC.
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