Featured Articles

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

Nvidia officially launches the 8-inch Shield Tablet

As expected and reported earlier, Nvidia has now officially announced its newest Shield device, the new 8-inch Shield Tablet. While the…

More...
Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel launches new mobile Haswell and Bay Trail parts

Intel has introduced seven new Haswell mobile parts and four Bay Trail SoC chips, but most of them are merely clock…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
AMD SVP John Byrne named turnaround exec of the year

AMD SVP John Byrne named turnaround exec of the year

Director of AMD’s PR Chris Hook has tweeted and confirmed later in a conversation with Fudzilla that John Byrne, Senior Vice…

More...
AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

Today we'll take a closer look at AMD's A8-7600 APU Kaveri APU, more specifically we'll examine the GPU performance you can…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Tuesday, 30 August 2011 19:31

High performance 20nm chips slated for 2014

Written by Fuad Abazovic
globalfoundries

To replace 28nm, 32nm processes
Gregg Bartlett, Globalfoundries Senior VP of Technology and Integration Engineering, just showed that 28nm production will become available for SHP, or Super High Performance, in 2012.

Currently 32nm SHP is available and it will be replaced with 20nm. SHP is what GPUs of the future might use and probably some future CPUs in 28nm. In 2014, this SHP will get replaced with 20nm SHP.

This means that we will be stuck at 28nm a bit longer than expected, at anyone who is not Intel will be. Intel goes 22nm in the first half of 2012 and starts production in late 2011, more or less today. AMD as a lead customer might be having some serious catching up issues unless 28nm gets really competitive versus 22nm. We still have to see 28nm CPU from AMD, and this only happens in 2012, with entry-level Krishna APUs.

With 20nm in 2014 this probably means that 14 nm only comes in 2016 following the current two year transition cycle.
Last modified on Tuesday, 30 August 2011 19:40
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments