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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited Message Board

  • sarfralogy sarfralogy Jul 17, 2012 3:08 PM Flag

    Economies of Scaling

    The risks of variability seem to play by similar rules as Moore’s Law, offsetting the increase in performance with a decrease in consistency. Similarly, the costs attributed to upgrading manufacturing facilities include increasingly complex machinery to offset this. The economy of scaling favors the big players more and more as technology develops.
    It seems that TSMC is no different than other fabs
    there is more pressure to go with better technology at lower cost http://www.patexia.com/feed/economies-of-scaling-20120716

 
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