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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
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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

AMD Amends Global Foundries Wafer Supply Deal

Ever since spinning off their own semiconductor foundries, AMD has had a rocky road with their foundry partner. Called Global Foundries, the once AMD own fabs have remained a ...

September 4, 2016 at 8:10 pm 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

Samsung Starts Mass Production of 256bit V-NAND

With super large SSDs arriving for both consumers and enterprise, the ability to produce dense NAND dies is critical. As with all silicon products, a denser die means lower ...

August 11, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

TSMC Ships 16nm FinFET Chips – 10nm and 7nm On Their Way

In a move that is sure to please AMD and Nvidia fans, TSMC has started volume production of 16nm FinFET chips. According to TSMC president and co-CEO Mark Liu, the ramp up ...

July 19, 2015 at 10:00 am by

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