Unofficial sources cited by South Korea's Electronic Times say Samsung has entered into a partnership with AMD. The deal will see Samsung to manufacture chips for AMD in 2016.
Samsung's foundry business in conjunction with Globalfoundries will start making CPU and GPU chips for AMD using 14nm technology.
Samsung already produces chips for AMD's rival Nvidia as well as Apple. The company has been seeking to grow its external client base as smartphones using its own mobile Exynos chipsets haven't been selling as much as Samsung has hoped in recent quarters.
exynos not selling much ?. so they really wanted other companies to use exynos ?.
Oh boy.... to most of you that don't know the electronics industry, the reason is very simple! TSMC is over committed and doesn't have the capacity on their 14nm fab. It is common knowledge for the people in the know, the other processes have ple...
Finally, this is ideal cooperation. It's good for customer because Intel monopoly is too much.