Samsung Electronics gets order for Nvidia’s next-generation GPUs -Chosun Biz

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd won a contract manufacturing order to make new graphics processing unit (GPU) products for U.S.-based Nvidia Corp, South Korea’s Chosun Biz newspaper reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.

Following the global recall and later halt in production, the world's largest smartphone maker cut its quarterly operating profit forecast by a third to 5.1-5.3 trillion Korean won, translating into a hit of a whopping 2.6 trillion Korean won or $2.3 billion. (Reuters)

Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd won a contract manufacturing order to make new graphics processing unit (GPU) products for U.S.-based Nvidia Corp, South Korea’s Chosun Biz newspaper reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources.

The paper said Samsung would start making the next-generation GPUs using its 14-nanometre production technology before year-end, based on the U.S. company’s Pascal architecture. It did not specify the value of the order.

A Samsung Electronics spokeswoman declined to comment, while Nvidia could not be immediately reached for comment.

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