AMD Navi GPU is based on 7nm process
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 16 May 2017 23:20

AMD Navi GPU is based on 7nm process


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.

Intel ponders AMD's Ryzen challenge
Published in Processors
Thursday, 23 February 2017 09:31

Intel ponders AMD's Ryzen challenge


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. 

Glofo thinks 7nm vital for industry
Published in News
Monday, 07 November 2016 14:16

Glofo thinks 7nm vital for industry


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.

Globalfoundries China 12 inch fab stalled
Published in Processors
Friday, 21 October 2016 11:44

Globalfoundries China 12 inch fab stalled


Chinese government says no

The Chinese government has stepped in to put a Globalfoundries joint venture 12-inch fab project on ice.

Navi is 7nm and will appear late 2018 early 2019
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:42

Navi is 7nm and will appear late 2018 early 2019


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
Friday, 16 September 2016 12:35

GloFo confirms it will skip 10nm


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.

AMD Radeon begins its tenth-generation with Radeon RX 480
Published in Graphics


Polaris 10, available June 29th

Ahead of its evening keynote at Computex 2016, AMD graphics chief Raja Koduri has just introduced what we used to call "Polaris". The company has decided on branding its tenth-generation graphics lineup the Radeon RX 400 Series, beginning first with the Radeon RX 480.

Gloflo credited with Darpa breakthrough
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 12 January 2016 10:03

Gloflo credited with Darpa breakthrough


GlobalFoundries tech helps sort out spectrum mess

DARPA is crediting Glo-Flo's 32 nm silicon-on-insulator (SOI) technology for providing the breakthrough it needed to sort out the mess over scarce electromagnetic (EM) spectrum.

Polaris GPUs are shipping
Published in Processors
Monday, 11 January 2016 11:21

Polaris GPUs are shipping


Sooner than expected

While AMD recently announced its fourth generation GCN architecture, known as Polaris, at the CES 2016, it was keeping quiet on a launch date.

Samsung to manufacture GPUs for AMD
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 21:36

Samsung to manufacture GPUs for AMD


Greenland in 2016 claims ETNews

Korean ETNews believes that AMD will start manufacturing high-end Greenland GPUs in Samsung factories in the second quarter of 2016.