Outfit looking for second 7nm supplier
HiSilicon Technologies wants another supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips and apparently Samsung, Globalfoundries and Intel are trying to get the Chinese fabless firm's attention.
12nm after 2018 and 7nm for 2019
It looks like it will be 12nm for RyZen's successor in early 2018 and in 2019 AMD is planning Zen's 2 core 7nm based Matisse follow up
Papermaster makes it official
AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster announced that the company will be moving “graphics and client products” from the Global Foundries14nm LP FinFET process to the new 12nm LP process in 2018.
Up, up and away
A tranche of hardware makers on the island of Taiwan have released figures that show they were on a roll in June.
Globalfoundries will remain golden while all around is dark
Globalfoundries CEO Sanjay Jha claims that the semiconductor industry will enter a golden age in the next decade.
MediaTek is considering placing chip orders with Globalfoundries using the foundry's 22nm FD-SOI process technology.
Will cost about the same as 10nm
IBM, GlobalFoundries (GloFo), and Samsung said yesterday that they have found a way to make 5nm transistors, which may well enable them to pack 30 billion switches onto a microprocessor chip.
Vega to use 14nm and 14nm+
During its 2017 Financial Analyst Day, AMD revealed a bit more information about its future GPU plans. The next Navi GPU will be based on a 7nm manufacturing process.
10nm Cannon lake and price drops are the answer
AMD had a big day with its Ryzen launch which is the most important for AMD for years. Many didn’t believe it would even happen, but AMD has a product that competes with Intel’s fastest chips. Now, one might wonder what Intel is planning to counter it and we have a few ideas.