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Nvidia to get Pentium 4 licence via IBM?

By Julio Franco
Aug 30, 2003
  1. According to SIG Equity Research, confirming earlier speculation, Nvidia could announce its Intel chipset as early as the first quarter of 2004. But, said the firm in a report to its customers, Nvidia may not need to get its licence direct from Intel, but because of its manufacturing agreement with IBM could get a front side bus licence as Big Blue is close to Intel as well.

    That way, reckons the firm, Nvidia could miss out paying the $5 royalty everyone else has to pay, but would have to make its chipsets using the IBM foundry.

    Read more: The Inquirer.
     
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