Samsung close to 10nm
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 26 May 2015 11:59

Samsung close to 10nm


Production nearly ready

Samsung told a company event in the UK that it was nearly ready to begin producing mobile chips using its 10nm manufacturing process.

AMD testing FinFET chips
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:38

AMD testing FinFET chips


GPU and CPU 
Production in 2016 

When AMD's Fiji GPU launches shortly after Computex and before the end of Q2 2015, we should see a bit more details regarding AMD's FinFET chips.

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 07 May 2015 10:38

AMD's Greenland gets FinFET


Will be ready by 2016

Greenland, which will succeed the soon to be launched Fiji GPU, will be served up with FinFET technology next year. 

Zen is 40 percent faster than Excavator
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 06 May 2015 21:04

Zen is 40 percent faster than Excavator


2016, FinFET 14nm product

AMD is in the middle of the financial conference call and update where Lisa Su, Mark Papermaster and a few others are talking about AMD between now and 2017. 

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 03 March 2015 08:49

Samsung Exynos 7420 14nm, a closer look


64-bit, big.LITTLE Cortex-A57 at 2.1GGHz, A53 at 1.5GHz

Samsung had a rather short press conference, not talking that much about what is inside its new flagship Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge phones, at least not in terms of silicon. 

Qualcomm talks Snapdragon 820 at MWC 2015
Published in Processors


With custom 64-bit CPU core

While some of the first devices based on the Snapdragon 810 are about to hit the global market, Qualcomm has decided to unveil some the first details regarding its next big thing at Mobile World Congress 2015 in Barcelona, the Snapdragon 820 SoC.

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 23 February 2015 08:10

Samsung 14nm SoC changes everything


Qualcomm in trouble

Recently Samsung announced that serial production of its new 14nm SoC has already commenced. The new part is going to end up in Samsung Galaxy S6 and a few other devices.

TMSC eying Apple for 16nm chips
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 09:26

TMSC eying Apple for 16nm chips


Apple A9 or A10 we wonder

It looks like 2015 iPhones will be getting 14nm SoC chips manufactured by Samsung and GlobalFoundries.

Apple might be the first big customer

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 09:34

ARM inks deal with Globalfoundries

arm logoglobalfoundries

For 20nm and 14nm FinFET technologies