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.
IBM purchase cleared the way
GlobalFoundry’s CTO has said that the industry needs 7nm and its recent IBM purchase is helping him build up a new cunning plan for the technology.
Chinese government says no
The Chinese government has stepped in to put a Globalfoundries joint venture 12-inch fab project on ice.
Next, next generation
Vega 10 will evolve to Vega 20 in 2017 and 2018 and this will be AMD’s next big thing. It is codenamed Navi and will be a 7nm FinFET GlobalFoundries product that should surface in late 2018 or early 2019.