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According to various reports, AMD has signed a contract with TMSC which will make it an exclusive 28nm fab for the upcoming Southern Islands GPUs.

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I want 2011! 2011 is a much more pretty number than 2012. frown.gif
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Originally Posted by Kauke;12481681 
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Let's get this straight....you read an article on this website

http://www.eetimes.com/electronics-news/4213377/Report--TSMC-wins-key-40-nm--28-nm-chip-deals

That details AMD using TSMC and then jump to it won't be released until 2012 how?

Then you post your speculation in the Hardware News section instead of the rumors section where it belongs. Seriously???
Edited by KamuiRSX - 2/22/11 at 8:46am
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No way. Why would they change over? There is no reason, literally no reason.

Also:
http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/video/display/20100419141543_ATI_to_Build_28nm_Graphics_Chips_at_Globalfoundries.html
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“The first intersection of our AMD GPUs and Globalfoundries are on the 28nm. We haven’t been public with respect to any timing there,” said Dirk Meyer, chief executive officer of AMD, during a quarterly conference call with financial analysts.
    
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AMD is like the parent company of GlobalFoundries right? Why wouldn't they use GlobalFoundries for their fab?
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I remember reading somewhere on this website that they would start selling the GPU's in the second half of this year, this seems strange.
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"And Rumorpedia's stocks plummet!" lol

Rumorpedia, I have hated you from day one, all you do is create speculation and random crap.

So I shall now call you, crap-pedia.
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i hope this is wrong. i was looking forward to slapping a 28nm graphics card in my pc this year :/
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"and rumorpedia's stocks plummet!" lol

rumorpedia, i have hated you from day one, all you do is create speculation and random crap.

So i shall now call you, crap-pedia.
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3;12481979 
AMD is like the parent company of GlobalFoundries right? Why wouldn't they use GlobalFoundries for their fab?

ATI/AMD has been using TMSC for their GPUs for a decade.

You don't jump one fab to another and expect everything works the same way. Maybe AMD is nervous about NVIDIA and does not wish a possibly delay in the new process?
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Originally Posted by MrAlex;12481892 
No way. Why would they change over? There is no reason, literally no reason.
One possible reason: AMD is at full capacity already with Fusion production.
Edited by DuckieHo - 2/22/11 at 11:13am
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