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Artisan To Demonstrate Its PCI Express PHY At Network Processors Conference

20 October 2003

SUNNYVALE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 20, 2003--Artisan Components, Inc., (Nasdaq:ARTI), a leading provider of physical intellectual property (IP), today announced it will showcase its high-bandwidth system interface physical layer (PHY) technology including PCI Express, SerDes, Serial ATA and DDR/DDR2/GDDR3 PHY IP at the Network Processors Conference (NPC), October 21 and 22, 2003 in San Jose, California.

As part of NPC's PCI Express Community, Artisan will demonstrate its PCI Express PHY, developed in TSMC's 130-nanometer process, that will be running in an end-to-end evaluation test set up in Artisan's booth 202. Also featured will be Artisan's portfolio of 24x7 downloadable IP, consisting of analog timing functions, general-purpose and specialty I/Os, memory generators and standard cell libraries.

About Artisan's System Interface PHYs
Artisan's PCI Express PHY core provides high performance, flexibility, low power consumption and extensive testability within a small physical size. The PCI Express is a modular design that allows for one to 32-lane configurations to enable a broad range of computing and communication applications, emphasizing performance, cost and scalability.

About Artisan Components, Inc.
Artisan Components, Inc. is a leading provider of physical intellectual property (IP) components for the design and manufacture of complex system-on-a-chip integrated circuits. Artisan's products include embedded memory, standard cell, input/output, analog and mixed-signal components, which are designed to achieve the best combination of performance, density, power and yield for a given manufacturing process. Artisan has licensed its IP components to over 1,000 companies involved in integrated circuit design. Artisan is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. More information about Artisan Components, including free library access, can be found at access.arm.com.

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