Wow analysts say Dell's PC shipments will grow
20-25% this year. Asus aims to ship 20
million disc drives in 2006. nVIDIA has completed its aquistion
ATI had also tried to acquire ULi, but the deal fell through as the two
companies differed on the price, paving the way for Nvidia to take up ULi, the
sources said, noting that ULi started volume production of its latest southbridge
chip, the ULi M1575, in the second half of last year. ATI had bundled most of
its northbridge chips with ULis southbridge chips.