TSMC gets green light for China fab plans
On-track for 2018 opening.
First such facility in the area.
Puts millions aside to kick-start market.
Trademarks a-plenty in the R1 heatsink.
Newegg is officially launching in Taiwan, while Bit-Tech has heard it may come to the UK too.
Not sharing the details quite yet, though.
Our journey around Computex continues, as we hit the Nangang exhibition centre.
Last week we headed out to Taipei for Computex 2012. Day 1 and 2 were dominated by Asus.
Taiwan Semiconductor has admitted to hitting capacity issues on its 28nm process node.
We dropped by to see just how much LN2 a bunch of pro overclockers can get through in a day!
Following the suicides of Foxconn workers, we take a look at the issues involved in tech manufacturing.
We head East out of Taipei, Taiwan to nose around Lian Li's factory! Laser cutting and LN2 FTW!
We're at Computex in Taiwan, the PC hardware world's biggest trade show.
The Taiwanese government has pledged at least NT$30 billion (£557 million) to help out its ailing DRAM manufacturing industry.
During Computex 2009, Gigabyte held the worldwide finals of its Open Overclocking Championship 2009. Winners from heats in Europe, China, America and Asia were competing against last year's champs for a $5,000 first prize.
Taiwan is the place where all the motherboards and graphics cards PC enthusiasts buy come from, yet few people could place it on a map. Even fewer know that it was a dictatorship in our lifetimes and has a unique history. We head to the Far East to find out more.
While we're in Taipei for Computex, we've dropped in to PC case manufacturer In-Win to have a nose around its latest manufacturing facility and see how this ISO certified, all-Taiwanese company makes its products.
COMPUTEX 09: Intel's Sean Maloney announced that Taiwan has reached an incredible milestone - 1 billion Intel-based motherboards have now been shipped.
VIA reportedly plans to issue 300 million new shares, and the rumour mill reports that VIA is in talks with Nvidia.
Lian Li is back with its latest all aluminium chassis, the PC-9. Cramming space for an ATX motherboard, and four hot-swap hard disks into a very compact design, we take a look to see whether the PC-9 is small and perfectly formed or the runt of the Lian Li litter.
COMPUTEX 2008: If you're wondering about what Computex means to Taiwan and how the industry around it is changing, read on.
It's big, aluminium and Taiwanese - could it be a return to form for Lian Li, one of the most esteemed and respected case designers? It certainly looks that way, but the only way to be sure it check out our review!
Intel, Samsung Electronics and TSMC have collectively agreed to push forwards with plans to move to 450mm wafer production starting in 2012.
During a press conference this afternoon in Taipei, TAITRA talked about the expansion at this year's Computex trade show.
Sources inside Taiwanese motherboard makers claim that AMD's Phenom processor is delayed until next year. AMD has rubbished the speculation.
It's that time of the year again. We jet off to Taipei, the heart of Taiwan, for a week of hi-tech shenanigans. Here's an index to our coverage from this year's Computex trade show.
Philips Electronics is unloading the stock it holds in TSMC, one of the largest chip manufacturers in the industry.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has announced that its 55nm process technology is ready for use in large scale production runs.
Version 2 of the Xbox, codenamed "Zephyr" will get HDMI, a 65nm die shrink and a 120GB hard disk.
TSMC has announced its new 45nm processing line, which will be making chips in 2008. First in line? ATI.
Rumours are a-flying that Microsoft will integrate HD-DVD drives into a "second generation" 360.
TSMC has released a statement saying that it is "business as usual" with ATI.
NVIDIA has begun the selection process for who will be the fab-centre for its upcoming move to an 80-nanometre manufacturing process with either TSMC or UMC.
A report in a Taiwanese newspaper suggests that Intel has signed a licensing agreement with Taiwanese audio codec specialist C-Media. Details of the agreement are light at the moment.