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AMD Amends Wafer Supply Agreement With GlobalFoundries

AMD Secures Changes to Wafer Supply Agreement In their latest Q4 2018 earnings report, AMD provided a number of updates for the company. One of the ongoing issues is the Wafer ...

February 4, 2019 at 6:52 am by

IBM Chooses Samsung 7nm For POWER and z CPUs

IBM Will Use Custom Samsung 7nm Process Despite all the focus on ARM and x86, there are other alternate CPU architectures. One of the biggest ones is IBM’s POWER and z ...

January 6, 2019 at 7:48 pm by

AMD Announces Pivot to TSMC 7nm Process

AMD Will Utilize TSMC 7nm Process for CPUs and GPUs Earlier today, GlobalFoundries dropped a bombshell in the silicon world. Unfortautnely, that is no longer the case, with ...

August 29, 2018 at 7:55 am by

GlobalFoundries Shelves Plans for 7nm Process

GlobalFoundries Will Divert Resources to 14nm and 12nm As of the few remaining silicon foundries, GlobalFoundries plays an important role in the industry. After spinning off ...

August 29, 2018 at 7:33 am by

Globalfoundries Shares 7nm Process Details

Globalfoundries Promises Great Gains For 7nm In the near future, Globalfoundries will be pushing out production 7nm chips. As a result of increased investment and help from ...

March 19, 2018 at 7:54 am by

AMD Announces Zen and Vega on 12nm for 2018

Over much of the past couple of years, AMD has significantly lagged behind Intel’s process node. This all changed with the latest Ryzen series which uses the 14nm ...

September 21, 2017 at 8:58 am by

GlobalFoundries Plans Three 7nm Generations

Within the next year, most of the major silicon foundries will hit 10nm or lower. One of the foundries leading the charge is GlobalFoundires in partnership with Samsung and ...

July 3, 2017 at 8:33 am by

GlobalFoundries Invests $10 Billion to Build Plant in China

Diverging from recent announcements from Foxconn and Intel of building plants in the United States and bringing more manufacturing jobs in North America, California-based chip ...

February 10, 2017 at 11:00 pm by

450mm Wafers Likely Won’t Happen Anytime Soon

The Global 450 Consortium, a massive $4.8 billion effort to bring about 450mm wafers has come to an unfortunate end. After 5 years of research and development, two of the ...

January 17, 2017 at 8:00 am by

GlobalFoundries Confirms 14nm to 7nm Transition

Earlier in the month, a surprising rumour came out from GlobalFoundries future plans. According to the report, the semiconductor foundry was planning to jump straight from ...

September 19, 2016 at 8:40 am by

GlobalFoundries Bypasses 10nm for 7nm

Currently, all the major silicon foundries are utilizing a 1x nm process. TSMC has their 16nm while Intel, Samsung, and GlobalFoundries have their 14nm process. The next ...

August 18, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

AMD Working on 48-Core 7nm Processor Codenamed Starship

When it comes to server processors with tons of cores, Intel’s Xeon Phi line takes the crown, but just as AMD’s Zen could be a rival to Intel’s Core series ...

June 21, 2016 at 9:40 am by

Samsung Ramps Up 14nm LPP Production

With their 14nm LPE (Low Power Early) process behind them, Samsung has moved on and started mass production for their new 14nm LPP (Low Power Performance) process. This is ...

January 22, 2016 at 12:57 pm by

AMD Zen to use TSMC 16nm as GF 14nm Falters

TSMC has just scored a major CPU customer as AMD is allegedly moving their Zen CPUs over to the fab. Originally meant for GlobalFoundries 14nm process, delays at the once AMD ...

September 25, 2015 at 9:26 am by

GlobalFoundries Seals IBM Deal

GlobalFoundries has been given the all-clear to complete its purchase of IBM’s chips division, in a deal worth $1.5 billion. An off-shoot of AMD, GlobalFoundries was founded ...

July 2, 2015 at 7:00 pm by

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