Report: AMD and NVIDIA Set to Offer Arm-Based Processors for PCs

Apple's release of Arm-based system-on-chips for its desktops and laptops three years ago demonstrated that such processors could offer competitive performance and power consumption. On the Windows-based PC front...

43 by Anton Shilov on 10/25/2023

Samsung Announces 'Shinebolt' HBM3E Memory: HBM Hits 36GB Stacks at 9.8 Gbps

Samsung’s annual Memory Tech Day is taking place in San Jose this morning, and as part of the event, the company is making a couple of notable memory technology...

10 by Ryan Smith on 10/20/2023

Zotac's Zbox Pico PI430AJ Uses Frore's AirJet Solid-State Active Cooling

Zotac has introduced the industry's first compact PC featuring Frore's AirJet solid-state cooling system. Zotac's ultra-compact Zbox Pico PI430AJ is powered by Intel's Core i3 processor is designed primarily...

18 by Anton Shilov on 10/20/2023

TSMC Q3 Earnings: 3nm Production Node Accounts for 6% of Revenue

Although Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. formally started production of chips using its N3 (3nm-class) process technology back in late 2022, the company did not recognize any meaningful N3 revenue...

7 by Anton Shilov on 10/19/2023

Seagate Unveils Exos X24 24TB and 28 TB: Setting the Stage for HAMR HDDs

Seagate on Wednesday introduced its Exos X24 family of hard drives, it's highest capacity series of drives to date. The new family is comprised of both conventional magnetic recording...

16 by Anton Shilov on 10/19/2023

Arm Total Design to Facilitate Development of Custom Datacenter SoCs

Arm this week introduced its Arm Total Design initiative, which is aimed at accelerating development of custom datacenter-oriented system-on-chip (SoC) designs using Neoverse Compute Subsystems (CSS). The collaborative ecosystem...

1 by Anton Shilov on 10/18/2023

Qualcomm Swaps Out Arm for RISC-V for Next-Gen Google Wear OS Devices

As part of a broad collaborative agreement with Google, Qualcomm this week said that that it will be adopting the RISC-V instruction set architecture (ISA) for a future Snapdragon...

9 by Anton Shilov on 10/18/2023

Canon Prepares Nanoimprint Lithography Tool To Challenge EUV Scanners

Canon has recently revealed its FPA-1200NZ2C, a nanoimprint semiconductor manufacturing tool that can be used to make advanced chips. The device uses nanoimprint lithography (NIL) technology as an alternative...

14 by Anton Shilov on 10/17/2023

Intel Announces 14th Gen Core Series For Desktop: Core i9-14900K, Core i7-14700K and Core i5-14600K

Ahead of tomorrow's full-scale launch, Intel this afternoon is pre-announcing their 14th Generation Core desktop processors. Aptly codenamed Raptor Lake Refresh, these new chips are based on Intel's existing...

30 by Gavin Bonshor on 10/16/2023

TSMC: We Want OSATs to Expand Their Advanced Packaging Capability

Almost since the inception of the foundry business model in the late 1980s, TSMC would produce silicon. In contrast, an outsourced semiconductor assembly and test (OSAT) service provider would...

2 by Anton Shilov on 10/16/2023

TSMC: Ecosystem for 2nm Chip Development Is Nearing Completion

Speaking to partners last week as part of their annual Open Innovation Platform forum in Europe, a big portion of TSMC's roadshow was dedicated to the next generation of...

20 by Anton Shilov on 10/12/2023

Samsung Lines Up First Server Customer For 3nm Fabs

Although Samsung Foundry was the first contract fab to formally start mass production of chips on a 3 nm-class process, so far, the company's latest process has largely been...

5 by Anton Shilov on 10/12/2023

HBM4 in Development, Organizers Eyeing Even Wider 2048-Bit Interface

High-bandwidth memory has been around for about a decade, and throughout its its continued development it has steadily increased in speed, starting at a data transfer rate from 1...

11 by Anton Shilov on 10/12/2023

TSMC: Importance of Open Innovation Platform Is Growing, Collaboration Needed for Next-Gen Chips

This year TSMC is commemorating 15 years of its Open Innovation Platform, a multi-faceted program that brings together the foundry's suppliers, partners, and customers to help TSMC's customers better...

4 by Anton Shilov on 10/12/2023

Intel Launches Arc A580: A $179 Graphics Card for 1080p Gaming

When Intel unveiled its range of Arc A-series desktop graphics cards last year, it introduced four models: the Arc A770, Arc A750, Arc A580, and Arc A380. However, the...

9 by Anton Shilov on 10/10/2023

Intel to Spin-off Programmable Solutions Group as Standalone Business, Eyeing IPO in 2-3 Years

Intel this afternoon has announced that the company will be spinning off its programmable solutions group (PSG), to operate as a standalone business. The business unit, responsible for developing...

14 by Ryan Smith on 10/3/2023

Seagate Releases Game Drive PCIe 4.0 SSDs for PlayStation 5

Western Digital's WD_Black SN850P was the first officially PlayStation 5-licensed SSD to hit the market. Seagate wants a piece of that and has hopped on the PlayStation 5 train...

4 by Zhiye Liu on 10/3/2023

Tenstorrent to Use Samsung’s SF4X for Quasar Low-Cost AI Chiplet

Tenstorrent this week announced that it had chosen to use Samsung's SF4X (4 nm-class) process technology for its upcoming low-cost, low-power codenamed Quasar chiplet for machine learning workloads. The...

13 by Anton Shilov on 10/3/2023

Asus Formally Completes Acquisition of Intel's NUC Business

ASUS has formally acquired Intel's Next Unit of Computing (NUC) products based on Intel's 10th to 13th Generation Core processors. Asus is set to continue building and supporting Intel's...

9 by Anton Shilov on 10/2/2023

Micron to Ship HBM3E Memory to NVIDIA in Early 2024

Micron has reaffirmed plans to start shipments of its HBM3E memory in high volume in early 2024, while also revealing that NVIDIA is one of its primary customers for...

7 by Anton Shilov on 9/28/2023
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