Samsung plans 4nm foundry for 2020
Published in Processors


Commercialise 8nm this year and 7nm next year


Samsung Electronics has been showing off its roadmap for introduction of high-tech 4-nano system semiconductor foundry process in 2020.

AMD will announce something new at Computex
Published in Processors


I have Ryzen


AMD today announced it will hold a press conference and live webcast during Computex 2017 in Taipei, Taiwan.

Qualcomm faces shareholder lawsuit
Published in Processors


Legal department is a bit too busy

Qualcomm's own shareholders have sued the chipmaker for creating too many lawsuits.

Nvidia puts AMD inside Battlebox
Published in Processors


It wanted the best


Nvidia is putting AMD under the bonnet of its “GeForce GTX Battlebox” PC – although obviously not its GPU gear.

AMD tinkers with Ryzen
Published in Processors


Improves virtualisation and DRAM


AMD is about to release a microcode update for its Ryzen processors which boosts virtualisation and allows manual configuration of 26 additional dynamic RAM (DRAM) parameters to let modules be run outside of JEDEC.