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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

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

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

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

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

Nvidia Pascal Flagship May Arrive Sooner Than Expected

Even as this generation’s GPUs are continuing to fly off the shelves, Nvidia is already gearing up for their Pascal launch. Despite being quieter than AMD, it looks like ...

January 21, 2016 at 1:57 pm by

AMD Polaris GPU Architecture Offically Unveiled

First leaked yesterday, we’re now able to bring you the full AMD presentation on their upcoming Polaris GPU architecture. Set to ship mid-2016, Polaris will be using a ...

January 5, 2016 at 10:30 am by

AMD Zen and K12 Finalized and Taped Out

Despite pretty dismal Q3 2015 results, AMD looks set for a good late 2016 and 2017. AMD has reportedly completed their next generation Zen and K12 designs and have taped ...

October 19, 2015 at 10:00 am 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

Nvidia Will Use TSMC 16nm for Pascal

While there had been some rumours that Nvidia would turn to Samsung’s 14nm process for GPUs, it appears those were wrong. For the longest time, Nvidia has relied on TSMC ...

September 17, 2015 at 11:00 am by

Nvidia Pascal GPU Will Have Impressive 17 Billion Transistors

After being stuck for what seems like forever on 28nm, we’re finally getting a glimpse of the monsters set to arrive with TSMC’s 16nm  process. Code-named Pascal, ...

July 25, 2015 at 10:21 am by

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