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OPTi Inc. was a semiconductor vendor that sold chipsets for the personal computer markets. The company was founded in 1989 and was based in Milpitas, California.

During the early 1990s, OPTi was one of the major producers of core logic chipsets as well as audio controllers that accompanied 32-bit x86 processors on PC motherboards. The company had an initial public offering in 1993.

As Intel began to dominate the core logic chipset market in the late 1990s, the company unsuccessfully tried to migrate to products for the mobile computer market. In 2002, the company sold all manufacturing and marketing assets to OPTi Technologies (a separate company). Currently, the company is trying to license its intellectual property in chipset design and only has one employee.

OPTi Inc. has since become a non-manufacturing patentee and is suing AMD for patent infringement. Click here for more details.