Samsung is using Sharp
panels for its 37" LCD TVs. Samsung's high density NAND
flash memory is in short supply. ATi is going wiht UMC
for it's 90nm Rxxx next generation videocard orders.
ATI Technologies has placed orders with United Microelectronics Corporation
(UMC) to produce its R521, RV531 and RV516 graphics processing units (GPUs)
using 90nm technology, according to industry sources. The GPUs have similar
designs as the upcoming R520, RV530 and RV515 GPUs, which are being manufactured
at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC), noted the sources.