Arm and Samsung to Co-Develop 2nm GAA-Optimized Cortex Cores

Arm and Samsung this week announced their joint design-technology co-optimization (DTCO) program for Arm's next-generation Cortex general-purpose CPU cores as well as Samsung's next-generation process technology featuring gate-all-around (GAA...

3 by Anton Shilov on 2/22/2024

GlobalFoundries to Receive $1.5 Billion In Funding from U.S. CHIPS Act

The United States Department of Commerce and GlobalFoundires announced on Monday that the US will be awarding GlobalFoundries with $1.5 billion in funding under the CHIPS and Science Act...

5 by Anton Shilov on 2/20/2024

GlobalFoundries: Clients Are Migrating to Sub-10nm Faster Than Expected

When GlobalFoundries abandoned development of its 7 nm-class process technology in 2018 and refocused on specialty process technologies, it ceased pathfinding, research, and development of all technologies related to...

26 by Anton Shilov on 2/14/2024

ASML to Ship Multiple High-NA Tools in 2025, Expands Production Capacities

ASML began to ship its first High-NA lithography tool to Intel late last year ,and the machine will be fully assembled in Oregon in the coming months. Shipping only...

8 by Anton Shilov on 2/14/2024

Report: NVIDIA Forms Custom Chip Unit for Cloud Computing and More

With its highly successful A100 and H100 processors for artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing (HPC) applications, NVIDIA dominates AI datacenter deployments these days. But among large cloud service...

10 by Anton Shilov on 2/13/2024

Global Semiconductor Sales Hit $526.8 Billion in 2023

The global semiconductor industry saw its sales dropped around $47 billion to nearly $527 billion in 2023, according to estimations by the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). This was a...

13 by Anton Shilov on 2/9/2024

Recall of CableMods' 12VHPWR Adapters Estimates Failure Rate of 1.07%

A recall on 12VHPWR angled adapters from CableMod has reached its next stage this week, with the publication of a warning document from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission...

13 by Anton Shilov on 2/9/2024

Minisforum Unveils V3: A 2-in-1 Tablet with Ryzen 7 8840U and Windows 11 Pro

Minisforum has formally announced its V3, one of the industry's first AMD Ryzen 7 8840U-based hybrid PCs that can serve as a tablet, a laptop, and an external display...

33 by Anton Shilov on 2/8/2024

Patriot Reveals Viper PV553 SSD: 12.4 GB/s with a Blower Fan

Patriot has formally introduced its first solid-state drives featuring a PCIe 5.0 x4 interface aimed at demanding users. The Viper PV553 SSD uses the company's all-new active cooling system...

14 by Anton Shilov on 2/7/2024

German Court Bans Sales of Select Intel CPUs in Germany Over Patent Dispute

A German court has sided with R2 Semiconductor against Intel, ruling that the chip giant infringed one of R2's patent. This decision could lead to sales ban of select...

10 by Anton Shilov on 2/7/2024

TSMC to Build Second Fab in Japan: 6nm and 7nm Coming to Japan

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. on Tuesday formally announced plans to build a second fab in Japan. The fab will be run by Japan Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing (JASM), a majority-owned...

4 by Anton Shilov on 2/6/2024

Sales of Client CPUs Soared in Q4 2023: Jon Peddie Research

Global client PC CPU shipments hit 66 million units in the fourth quarter of 2024, up both sequentially and year-over-year, a notable upturn in the PC processor market, according...

15 by Anton Shilov on 2/6/2024

Palit Releases Fanless Version of NVIDIA's New GeForce RTX 3050 6GB

NVIDIA today is quietly launching a new entry-level graphics card for the retail market, the GeForce RTX 3050 6GB. Based on a cut-down version of their budget Ampere-architecture GA107...

8 by Anton Shilov on 2/2/2024

AMD: Zen 5-Based CPUs for Client and Server Applications On-Track for 2024

As part of their quarterly earnings call this week, AMD re-emphasized that its Zen 5-architecture processors for both client and datacenter applications will be available this year. While the...

23 by Anton Shilov on 2/2/2024

Corsair Launches MP600 Elite: Inexpensive Phison E27T-Based Drives

While enthusiasts are now focused mostly on SSDs with a PCIe 5.0 interface, there are many people who will be just fine with drives featuring a PCIe 4.0 interface...

12 by Anton Shilov on 1/31/2024

TeamGroup Reveals 14GB/s Innogrit IG5666-Based T-Force Ge Pro PCIe 5.0 SSD

Virtually all client SSDs with a PCIe 5.0 x4 interface released to date use Phison's PS5026-E26 controller. Apparently, TeamGroup decided to try something different and introduced a drive powered...

11 by Anton Shilov on 1/26/2024

Intel Teams Up with UMC for 12nm Fab Node at IFS

Intel and UMC on Thursday said they had entered into an agreement to jointly to develop a 12 nm photolithography process for high-growth markets such as mobile, communication infrastructure...

12 by Anton Shilov on 1/25/2024

Intel's First High-Volume Foveros Packaging Facility, Fab 9, Starts Operations

Intel this week has started production at Fab 9, the company's latest and most advanced chip packaging plant. Joining Intel's growing collection of facilities in New Mexico, Fab 9...

2 by Anton Shilov on 1/25/2024

Asus Launches USB4 Add-In-Card: Two 40 Gbps Ports for Desktops

Asus has introduced a USB4 PCIe add-in-card for the company's desktop motherboards, allowing users to add two USB4 ports to their systems. The card can be used to connect...

22 by Anton Shilov on 1/24/2024

TSMC 2nm Update: Two Fabs in Construction, One Awaiting Government Approval

When Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) is prepping to roll out an all-new process technology, it usually builds a new fab to meet demand of its alpha customers and...

38 by Anton Shilov on 1/19/2024

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