AMD turns to TSMC for more Fusion chipsets
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Demand for Fusion APUs has been high, apparently high enough for AMD to contract an additional manufacturer to keep up with shipments.
A report from CENS says that AMD is currently in talks with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), one of the largest companies in semiconductor fabrication, to handle extra production of Fusion-based chipsets.
Because of the success of the Fusion series, AMD’s third quarter revenue is expected to rise anywhere from 8 percent to 12 percent. AMD profits even doubled last quarter due in part by high Fusion shipments. Top retailers such as Acer, Asus, Dell and Quanta have begun or are already offering notebooks with the AMD APUs, CENS noted.
The news comes not long after AMD revealed several new additions to its Fusion C series and E series.
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