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Hardware Gigabyte Factory Tour 2011

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by arcticstoat, 28 Jun 2011.

  1. arcticstoat

    arcticstoat New Member

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  2. PlayedStation

    PlayedStation Possessed like an apostrophe

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    enjoyed that alot!
     
  3. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Awesome Stuff. I want one of those models too:thumb:

    Sam
     
  4. Phil Rhodes

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    The economic war is over, western dogs...
     
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    So they do not scans the cpu socket for bent pins after the last test?
     
  6. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    These are always kinda interesting. I did however spot this one: "Each worker is responsible for a different component. On the left is a massive stack of PCI-E slots" when the picture is on the right..
     
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    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    Check out this for more pics!
     
  8. Autti

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    I think it was Dirk Meyer that said "real men own fabs"
    I saw a good article on the Zotac similar to this, also the stress testing where they make a board run in a humidified 80c room for 3 days straight.

    It's kinda funny to think that for other products of the same price, they have nowhere near the quality control, i guess the semi conductor industry stands ahead like that.
     
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    That is a seriously impressive operation there.
    I've never seen, been near a massive scale industrial operation such as a car factory, chip manufacturer etc. But holy bejesus I didn't realise the still-constant need for such large amounts of actual manpower.
     
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    Excellent article. Very informative.

    Only thing it lacks is short video, but I understand that most of production process is top secret/confidential.

    Still very enjoyable.
     
  11. Xir

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    So...
    When are we going to see a test of a Z68 board?
    The GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 maybe?
     
  12. Acanuck

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    Cool article.

    I still can't figure our what that large tube pointed at that person's face is for in picture 3, page 3.
     
  13. mucgoo

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    Very interesting article.
    How much do they get paid?
     
  14. Sea Shadow

    Sea Shadow aka "Panda"

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    Thanks for the awesome article. It has been a while since I last saw an article like this. Do you think next time you might be able to get permission for a quick clip of the component placing machine in action? Some time ago, (IIRC 5+ years) there was a tech site that had posted a short video of a component placing machine in action, though it was the one that would "shoot" the components onto the board. It would be interesting to see how much faster they have gotten since then.
     
  15. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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    +rep to the Sellotape lady!
     
  16. Necrow

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    Some places have air extraction for solvents and solder. Maybe it is the same or else it is a fresh air delivery system.
    Foxconn had something similar but we won't discuss them here ;)
     
  17. Dr. Strangelove

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    I sooo wanted to see a short video clip of that... anyway thanks for the articles.. always fun!
     
  18. tonyd223

    tonyd223 king of nothing

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    and of course they get breaks, don't they? after all, it's not Foxconn...
     
  19. Furioushamster

    Furioushamster Is there an officer, problem?

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    Awesome post! Funny, there's lot's and lot's of women working there :)
     
  20. Fizzban

    Fizzban Man of Many Typos

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    Very interesting and the best thing Bit has posted up in ages.
     
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