IBM will manufacture some 32nm "Trinity" APUs for AMD

Jos

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AMD has reportedly enlisted IBM to manufacture some of its next-generation Fusion chips, code-named "Trinity". The move was disclosed by the company's CEO Rory Read at an analyst event and…

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ikesmasher

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hopefully, these will actually be priced decently in notebooks. a8 chips should cost like 475, not 550. a6 chips should cost 375, not 450. a4 chips? 330ish?

they arent very expensive to produce, are they?
 
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I would suspect cost was high because of low yields from GlobalFoundries; GF was just making too many bad chips so that waist was transferred to customers?