AMD stated Tuesday it modified its wafer provide contract with GlobalFoundries. Below the phrases of the deal, the corporate will purchase chips from the US-based firm by 2021.
Whereas all of AMD's main CPUs and GPUs are manufactured with a 7nm node from TSMC, GlobalFoundries stays a long-term strategic supplier of wafers processed with its 12nm course of expertise. The brand new settlement establishes the acquisition obligations of AMD and the costs of GlobalFoundries.
AMD's assertion reads as follows:
"AMD introduced at this time that it has entered right into a seventh modification to its wafer provide settlement with GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc. (GF). GF continues to be a long-term strategic associate for the 12nm node and above for AMD, and the change establishes buy commitments and costs for 2019-2021 at 12nm and above. The change gives AMD full flexibility for wafer purchases from foundries on the 7nm node and past, with none one-time funds or royalties. "
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