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The IC Knowledge - IC Cost and Price Model is the industry standard for cost and price modeling of low power silicon integrated circuits. For high power silicon integrated circuits and discrete devices we recommend our Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model.
The IC Model is very easy to use, the user only has to make eight selections or entry's and there is help for many of them. The model then presents a detailed analysis of cost and pricing and offers over seventy options for customization. Cost includes wafer fabrication, wafer test, packaging and final test.
The Model supports over 550 processes broken out by company and process node and looking forward one to two process nodes. See the links in the gray bar at the right for the specific list of processes.
100mm, 125mm, 150mm, 200mm and 300mm.
Supported cost elements
Wafer cost, wafer test, packaging and final test.
Who should buy this product
The IC Knowledge - IC Cost and Price Model is widely used by IDMs, Fabless companies, Analysts, Consultants, Electronics Systems and Automotive Companies and many others. The model is used for benchmarking, evaluating pricing, market research and many other uses. Our model customers include most of the worlds largest IDMs, Fabless and Electronics Systems companies. For OEMs and Materials companies we recommend our Strategic Cost Model.
Recent revision History
Revision 1404 - Updated foundry usage on the 'Lookups' sheet. Fixed errors in the Micron 42nm and 31nm DRAM nodes. Fixed a bug in the equipment still on-line calculation. Fixed a bug where the equipment set for fabs with used equipment were being calculated as if it was new equipment. Fixed a bug that could cause the current equipment on-line to be incorrectly calculated for some older processes. Fixed an error in the 'Wafer Cost Detail' consumables summary. Fixed a mis labeling of the packaging cost override. Fixed an error in the test labor rate selections. Updated DRAM and Flash processes.
The Model runs inside of Microsoft Excel and requires the user to have Excel 2010 installed on their computer. The are are known compatibility issues with Excel 2007 and Open Office and any third party Excel compatible product. The model does not run in any other "Excel compatible" programs.
Model Cost and How to Buy
A single user license for one person to install the model on one computer is $2,100. An enterprise license allowing an unlimited number of users at a company is $7,140. The model may be purchased on-line with a credit card here or you may email or fax us a purchase order with 30 day terms. The model is delivered by email within a few hours of our receiving an order. The model cost includes twelve months of updates plus twelve months of reasonable levels of phone and email support. A Web Ex training session is available on request. Renewal costs at the end of twelve months are discounted 1/3 off the current prices.
Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model - easily calculate the cost and price of most high power silicon integrated circuits and discrete devices.
MEMS Cost and Price Model - easily calculate the cost and price of most MEMS products.
Strategic Cost Model - easily project wafer cost, equipment and materials requirements out to the 5nm logic node and 10nm for memory.
Supported Processes - updated 10/8/2014
Cost Model Selection Guide - updated 03/26/2014
Manual - updated on November 11, 2014