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TSMC Starts Building Fab 18 for 5nm Production

TSMC Fab 18 Will Produce 5nm for 2020 With the increasing demand for silicon, all major semiconductor firms are making major expansions. This is no doubt due to the increase ...

February 5, 2018 at 10:04 pm by
TSMC On-Track for 5-nanometre Chips by 2019

TSMC to Invest $20B in State-of-the-Art Chip Plant

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world’s biggest contract chip maker, is making big moves to cement its status. Currently, TSMC’s biggest contract is producing ...

October 10, 2017 at 4:53 pm by
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TSMC Wants to Build a 3 nm Fab in Taiwan

TSMC’s 3 nm Fab will be built in Taiwan. We all knew that TSMC was planning to build a 3 nm fab soon. However, it wasn’t exactly clear where this fab would be ...

October 3, 2017 at 9:26 am by
TSMC On-Track for 5-nanometre Chips by 2019

TSMC Engineer Charged With Stealing Trade Secrets

A former engineer at semiconductor foundry Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has been charged with stealing trade secrets from the company, which may ...

May 4, 2017 at 6:27 pm by

Intel Claims New 10nm Process Full Generation Ahead of Competition

After many delays, Intel is finally ready to unveil their new 10nm process. According to the company, the new 10nm process will be 2.7x denser than their current 14nm process. ...

March 29, 2017 at 10:21 pm by
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TSMC Starts 7nm Risk Production in April

Over the last couple of years, the mobile industry has taken the lead in adopting new process nodes, leaving the traditional CPUs and GPUs in their wake. Due to the ...

March 24, 2017 at 12:55 pm by
TSMC On-Track for 5-nanometre Chips by 2019

TSMC On-Track for 5-nanometre Chips by 2019

While TSMC is following an aggressive roadmap for 7nm in 2017, the world’s largest contract chipmaker will also soon begin to make cutting edge 5-nanometre chips in ...

February 24, 2017 at 7:00 pm by
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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
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TSMC To Spend $15.7 Billion on new 3nm and 5nm Fabs

Despite the increasing difficulties, semiconductor fabs have continued to push the limits of silicon. After arriving at 14nm and now moving onto 10nm, investment is already ...

December 12, 2016 at 12:00 pm by
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TSMC Unveils Aggressive Roadmap With 7nm in 2017

Even though we’re getting closer and closer tot he end of silicon shrinking, the semiconductor foundries aren’t giving up just yet. TSMC, one of the few companies ...

October 1, 2016 at 10:51 am by

MediaTek Launching New Helio X35 based on TSMC 10nm Process in 2017

Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek is set to launch two new processors next year, based on TSMC’s 10nm process. One of those chips will be the Helio X35, which was initially ...

September 27, 2016 at 10:56 am by

TSMC Expects 7nm Mass Production by Early 2018

Now that 14nm/16nm chips are finally upon us en masse, some are already looking past that to the next node. Logically, the next node would be 10nm but that won’t be true ...

April 22, 2016 at 10:00 am by

Nvidia GTX 1080 May Only be GP104 and GDDR5X

With both the Pascal announcement and GeForce launch coming ins the next 2 months, more information is being leaked about the upcoming Nvidia cards. According to the latest ...

March 11, 2016 at 11:12 am by
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TSMC to Double 16nmFF+ Chip Production

After the recent Taiwanese earthquake, many Nvidia and AMD watchers may have worried about their upcoming Pascal and Polaris GPUs. While TSMC did eventually reveal that there ...

March 8, 2016 at 10:50 am by

Taiwan Earthquake Will Affect TSMC Fab More Than Expected

In the hours after the Taiwanese earthquake, TSMC was one of the major tech firms affected by the magnitude 6.4 quake. While the semiconductor manufacturer has ...

February 16, 2016 at 2:18 pm by


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