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TSMC Begins Trial Manufacturing of A6 Chip for Apple?

TSMC Begins Trial Manufacturing of A6 Chip for Apple?

Posted July 15, 2011 at 6:20am by iClarified
Taiwan's TSMC has started trial manufacturing of Apple's next generation A6 chips, according to Reuters. This news follows reports that Apple plans to

The source said on Friday that whether TSMC would get actual orders for the chips would depend on its yield rate, or the amount of chips per batch that come out with no defects.

"TSMC has got all the authorization and details ready. Whether Apple puts in a formal order will depend on the yield rate," the source said.

Apple is believed to be shifting its manufacturing orders away from Samsung due to a fallout between the two companies. Apple recently sued Samsung alleging that it copied the design of the iPhone and iPad.

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Solution - July 15, 2011 at 11:03pm
It amazes me how fast technology comes forward.. I still remember my first UMC U5 40MHz processor, 4MB of RAM, 4x CDROM Mitsumi, Tseng ET-6000 video card, Conner 170MB hard drive, SVGA monitor, Prince of Persia, Dune 2, Wolfeinstein, DOOM 2, Heretic, Turbo Pascal, MS-DOS, DR-DOS, Notron Commander, geezzzzz...
nir-hus - July 15, 2011 at 2:38pm
Can the A6 Chip be over-clocked via a Jail break hack, Nir Hus??
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