Press release; Adam Connors, DigiTimes.com [Tuesday 16 April 2002]
Trident Microsystems, a US-based graphics chip maker, and its Taiwanese foundry partner United Microelectronics Corporation (UMC) have released samples of Trident’s new XP4, a 3D graphics processor with a performance of one billion pixels/second with consumption of a maximum of three watts performance-per-watt twice that of products from Nvidia and ATI Technologies, the companies claim.
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Compiled from outside sources; Adam Connors, DigiTimes.com [Thursday 4 April 2002]
In a tough new competitive landscape, NEC has announced an internal restructuring of its chip divisions following a recent round of chip business mergers by main local rivals Toshiba, Fujitsu, Hitachi and Mitsubishi Electric. NEC has bucked the merger trend and continues to go it alone, remaining the seventh-largest semiconductor company worldwide.
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