Nvidia has placed urgent orders with TSMC for GeForce 8800 GTX and GTS series chips as demand for graphics cards supporting DirectX 10 is picking up, as cited by the Chinese-language Commercial Times. Monthly shipments for the urgent orders, which will begin in March, will be equivalent to 3,000-4,000 12-inch wafers using 80nm technology.

Nvidia has placed urgent orders with TSMC for GeForce 8800 GTX and GTS series chips as demand for graphics cards supporting DirectX 10 is picking up, as cited by the Chinese-language Commercial Times. Monthly shipments for the urgent orders, which will begin in March, will be equivalent to 3,000-4,000 12-inch wafers using 80nm technology.