TSMC plans 7 nm in 2018 with MediaTek
Published in Mobiles


Catching up, fingers crossed strategy

TSMC is currently manufacturing the MediaTek 10nm, deca core based Helio X30 and it looks like in 2018, TSMC might be ready for 7nm and twelve core SoCs from the same house. 

Samsung ramping up to 7nm next year
Published in Processors


Will be ready for volume production


Despite having its CEO behind bars, Samsung will be ready for volume production of its 7nm process node in 2018.

Intel looks forward to 10nm next year
Published in News


Moore’s Law grinding on

Intel is starting to talk up its new, 10-nanometer chip-manufacturing technology and claims that it is going to prop up Moore’s Law.

Glofo thinks 7nm vital for industry
Published in News


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.

TSMC hopes to woo Qualcomm back with 7nm
Published in Processors


It does not appear interested in 10nm

TSMC thinks that it can win back Qualcomm’s chip business with its 7nm process technology, but has all but given up expecting it to return for 10nm.

TSMC’s 7nm tech is on track
Published in Processors


For anyone wanting risk next year

TSMC's co-CEO Mark Liu told yesterday's investors meeting that his outfit’s 7nm was well on track and will be ready for risk production in the middle of next year.

AMDs 7nm APU is Gray Hawk
Published in Processors
23 September 2016

AMDs 7nm APU is Gray Hawk


Four cores with eight threads

A few of you might remember that we exclusively posted the news that AMD is working on a 7nm CPU codenamed Starship. The 7nm APU is codenamed Gray Hawk and it aims to attain lower TDPs.

Navi is 7nm and will appear late 2018 early 2019
Published in Graphics


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.

GloFo confirms it will skip 10nm
Published in Processors


Go directly to 7nm do not past 10nm or collect $200

Globalfoundries has announced it is ignoring 10nm and will go directly to the 7nm FinFET chip production by early 2018.

TSMC to begin 7nm volume production in Q1 2018
Published in News


Significantly higher costs to develop smaller chip packages


According to senior officials at TSMC during the Semicon expo in Taiwan this week, the chip fabrication giant is on track to begin volume production on its 7nm process node in Q1 2018.