Nvidia admits TSMC and Samsung both making next gen GPU
Published in Graphics


Rumours were partly true

The graphics chip maker named after a Roman vengeance demon, Nvidia has confirmed that its next-generation GPU will continue to be produced by TSMC and Samsung.

TSMC is 5G winner
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 17 May 2019 11:36

TSMC is 5G winner


Appears to have most of the fabless chipmaker's projects

TSMC has reportedly grabbed orders for all the 5G modem chips that have been introduced by fabless chipmakers, such as Qualcomm's Snapdragon X50 and HiSilicon's Balong series.

TSMC gears up for 5nm
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 10 May 2019 12:16

TSMC gears up for 5nm


Mass production next year

TSMC has started risk production of 5nm chips and expects to be ready to begin mass production in the first half of next year.

TSMC suffers from worst profit fall in seven years
Published in News


The Apple cult giveth, the Apple cult taketh away

TSMC posted its steepest profit decline in over seven years in the first quarter of the year thanks to a slowing electronics market and declining orders from the fruity cargo-cult Apple.

TSMC’s EUV-based process netting big customers
Published in PC Hardware


Mobile World Congress will show the depth of its success

The Mobile World Congress is expected to show how well TSMC’s EUV-based process is doing at attracting customers.

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech
Published in News
Friday, 01 February 2019 19:43

TSMC thrashes Intel on semi tech


Chipzilla goes into meditation mode

Our earlier story from Future Horizon's conference this week went into great and intensive depth about the overall state of the semiconductor market.

Chip industry will weather the economic storm
Published in News


But things not too bright for 2019

Malcolm Penn, CEO of British analyst firm Future Horizons, has at least three admirable traits.

TSMC sulks about its future
Published in News
Thursday, 17 January 2019 12:09

TSMC sulks about its future


Chips are down

TSMC has slashed its full year investment and forecast its sharpest quarterly revenue fall in a decade, joining a string of tech companies warning of a slowdown in global smartphone demand.

TSMC could be about to replace Intel
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:46

TSMC could be about to replace Intel


Bloomberg’s thinks Chipzilla will go the way of the dinosaurs

The days of Intel dominating chipmaking is now under threat from a company many Americans have never heard of – TSMC.

5nm mobile chips to arrive in late 2020
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 22 November 2018 17:45

5nm mobile chips to arrive in late 2020


Industry contacts shared

The mobile industry is definitely outpacing the manufacturing progress of both GPUs and CPUs and this is not going to change anytime soon. Apple lead the industry with millions of 7nm A12 SoCs, Huawei and Qualcomm are joining in, while the PC industry will get them slightly later with much smaller volumes and with the help of small AMD.