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Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model


The Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model - 2018 - revision 01 is now available with bug fixes one new process and one new package. The Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model now includes Compound Semiconductors. BUY NOW!


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The IC Knowledge - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model is the industry standard for cost and price modeling of high power silicon integrated circuits and discrete devices. To model low power silicon integrated circuits we recommend our IC Cost and Price Model.


The Discrete and Power Model is very easy to use, the user only has to make seven 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.


Example of product cost summary



Supported processes

The Model supports nearly 300 processes broken out by company, voltage and process. See the links in the gray bar at the right for the specific list of processes.


Supported wafer sizes

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 - Discrete and Power Products Cost and Price Model is widely used by IDMs, OEMs, Fabless companies, Analysts, Materials Companies, Consultants, Electronics 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, OEMs, Fabless and Electronics companies.


Latest Revision Changes

  • Overall Model - Updated license to clarify prohibited usage.
  • Yield - NA
  • Depreciation - NA
  • Processes – Added 300mm Infineon OptiMOS 5 process.
  • Equipment - Fixed an error on the 'Equipment details' sheet where the equipment cost is incorrectly displayed for some processes.
  • Material Pricing - NA
  • Labor Rates - NA
  • Lookups - NA
  • Packaging – Fixed a problem with package cost not working from 2027 to 2030. Added DirectFET L8 package.
  • Test - NA


System Requirements

The Model runs inside of Microsoft Excel and requires the user to have Excel 2010 or higher installed on their computer. There are are known compatibility issues with Excel 2007 and Open Office and any third party Excel compatible product.


Model Cost and How to Buy

A single user license for one person to install the model on one computer is $2,300. An enterprise license allowing an unlimited number of users at a company is $7,821. Lower prices may be available in our on-line store for credit card orders only! 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.


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Supported Processes

- updated on 07/02/2018

Supported Packages

- updated on 07/02/2018

Supported Products

- updated on 07/02/2018


Cost Model Product Line Summary and Comparison- updated 5/8/2018


Cost Modeling as a Decision Making Tool




Cost Model Support Policy - update 11/29/2017


Manual - updated on 1/30/2018


Adding Processes to Our Models


Automotive Cost Modeling


Add process request form - this form is for customers to use to request us to add new processes to the model - updated April 8, 2016.