Samsung making HBM 2 memory in 2016
Published in Graphics

The future of graphics

High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) will define the future of graphics and it looks like Samsung will be ready to release products using the technology soon.

TSMC clarifies 16nm and 10nm schedule
Published in Processors

16FF coming soon, 10nm in late 2016

TSMC has shed more light on its FinFET plans, saying its 16nm and 10nm nodes are on track.

TSMC expects 10nm volume production in 2017
Published in Processors

Moore’s Law alive and kicking

TSMC is planning to qualify its 10nm node by the end of the year, with volume production slated for 2017. 

TSMC to get majority of Apple A9 business
Published in Processors

16nm process might be a better choice than Samsung’s 14nm

TSMC is reportedly getting the majority of Apple A9 orders, which would be a big coup for the company. 

TMSC to invest $16 billion in advanced chip factory
Published in Processors

To boost 16nm FinFet and beyond 

Reuters carried a rather interesting announcement about TSMC, the maker of most SoCs and GPUs we care about.

TMSC eying Apple for 16nm chips
Published in Mobiles

Apple A9 or A10 we wonder

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

First designs tape out in late 2015

We don't expect to see them in 2015

Late Q2 or early Q3

16nm FinFET big.LITTLE design