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morissonalex
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re: Samsung tops leading-edge chip-making capacity
morissonalex   4/30/2013 5:05:04 PM
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I'am sure that is not correct, Samsung cannot lead at all Alex from http://basketballtrainingpro.com/

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aaschmidt   4/8/2013 11:26:15 PM
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It is not about the utilization, but about product price. Memory is relatively cheap. I bet utilization is always nearly 100% for memory fabs.

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re: Samsung tops leading-edge chip-making capacity
help.fulguy   4/8/2013 6:30:04 PM
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Who the heck cares.

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Peter Clarke   4/8/2013 4:44:51 PM
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@pradipK Thanks for spotting my spelling error. It has corrected in copy.

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re: Samsung tops leading-edge chip-making capacity
the_floating_ gate   4/8/2013 2:31:13 AM
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All IC insight had to do is break down Samsung waferstart capacity into logic , NAND and DRAM. Logic is far more capital intensive compared to memory. Rick Hill explained it several times....

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nannasin28   4/7/2013 8:44:50 AM
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The ranking reflects the significance of memory to production volumes. http://www.hqew.net

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re: Samsung tops leading-edge chip-making capacity
daleste   4/6/2013 6:02:42 PM
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Interesting comparison. It would be more interesting to include market share and fab utilization numbers. Intel with greater than 15% semi market share and Samsung with less than 7% shows that having the most capacity does not translate into the most efficient utilization.

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pradipk   4/6/2013 3:33:32 PM
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About 22 percent of global capacity is dedicated to "maure" process nodes at 90nm, 0.13-micron, and 0.18-micron. ...it should be "mature"

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Kresearch   4/5/2013 10:36:24 PM
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Echo! A mixed comparison. Kind of " Apple" to " Orange" match.

the_floating_ gate
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the_floating_ gate   4/5/2013 5:32:43 PM
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"The market research firm has ranked manufacturing companies by their installed capacity in four categories Samsung leads followed by Intel, Toshiba/SanDisk, SK Hynix and Micron (see figure 2). The ranking reflects the significance of memory to production volumes, but not necessarily revenues." How many metal layers do Intel CPU have compared to NAND and DRAM? I figure 4X A meaningless comparision



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