Chipmaker Nvidia also added 2.3%, closing at an all-time high for the stock ahead of its earnings report Tuesday.
Taiwan’s main stock index, housing some of Asia’s biggest chipmakers and suppliers, closed up 1.20% at 17,416.70.
Hong Kong’s Hang Seng index closed down 0.3% at 17,724.78, paring most of its gains from earlier in the session, while the Hang Seng Tech index erased all its gains to drop 0.87%. Mainland Chinese markets rose 0.13%, closing at 3,581.07.
In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 extended gains from Monday, climbing 0.28% and closing at 7,078.2.
Japan’s Nikkei 225 closed 0.10% lower at 33,354.14, down for the second straight day. The Topix slid 0.20% to 2,367.79.
South Korea’s Kospi rose 0.77% to end at 2,510.42, while the small-cap Kosdaq gained 0.48% at 817.01.