Closed TSMC Signed on to Produce Apple's A8, A9 and Later Tags: system-on-chip Smartphones Apple Tablets iPhone Components Last response: June 25, 2013 6:45 PM in News comments Share exfileme June 25, 2013 10:00:03 AM In addition to Apple's A7, TSMC will reportedly have its hands on A8, A9 and A9X. TSMC Signed on to Produce Apple's A8, A9 and Later : Read more More about : tsmc signed produce apple Achoo22 June 25, 2013 10:39:54 AM In other news, bananas will ripen to a yellow color through 2015. Score 0 Wisecracker June 25, 2013 10:49:11 AM Apple has been trying to dump Samsung for years -- likely A5 and before. Samsung helped design the A5 processor and Apple tried to move A6 production to TSMC. Apple likely had to redesign parts of the chip to avoid Samsung IP (coupled with TSMC issues at 28nm). It's fun when gazillionaires pitch hissy fits Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Unolocogringo June 25, 2013 3:26:51 PM Not good news at all. TSMC also fabs for Nvidia and ATI. This points to a short supply,higher prices for GPU's. Score 0 gsxrme June 25, 2013 6:45:42 PM AMD isn't in short supply of anything. Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish !