Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Synaptics Incorporated (SYNA)

9/20/2005 Proxy Information

Federico Faggin co-founded our company and has served as its Chairman of the Board since January 1999. He served as a director, President, and Chief Executive Officer of our company from March 1987 to December 1998.

9/13/2004 Proxy Information

Mr. Faggin was President and Chief Executive Officer of Synaptics Incorporated from March 1987 to December 1998.

9/15/2003 Proxy Information

Certain executive officers elected to pay the exercise price for some of their outstanding options with full recourse promissory notes secured by the common stock underlying the options. The notes bear interest at rates ranging from 4.5% to 6.1% per year. The notes become due over the period from April 2003 to October 2009 or upon termination of employment, whichever is earlier. The total original amount for notes for Mr. Lee is $525,000, for Mr. Knittel is $200,000, and for Mr. Lau, a former executive officer, is $107,500. Mr. LauÕs note was paid in full in the first quarter of fiscal 2003 and Mr. LeeÕs and Mr. KnittelÕs notes were paid in full in the third and fourth quarter of fiscal 2003.