August 12, 2016 / 6:07 AM / a year ago

Samsung Elec gets order for Nvidia's next-gen GPUs: Chosun Biz

SEOUL (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 logo of technology company Nvidia is seen at its headquarters in Santa Clara, California February 11, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

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.

Reporting by Se Young Lee; Editing by Clarence Fernandez

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