Quanta has sued Advanced Micro Devices over a defective chip used in an NEC laptop.
Quanta Computer, the world's largest contract manufacturer of laptop computers, sued AMD for breach of contract, alleging the chipmaker sold defective products, as first reported by Bloomberg.
The suit is centered on the ATI RS600ME, an integrated graphics solution, an AMD spokesperson told CNET. Integrated graphics chips include other circuitry and also act as a chipset, which supports the main central processing unit or CPU.
"AMD and its ATI Technologies Inc. unit sold chips that didn't meet heat tolerances and were unfit … Read more