IBM z14 Mainframe CPUs to Use 14nm FinFET SOI Design

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IBM and GlobalFoundries are teaming up to build 14nm products using FinFETs and SOI. This is the first time we’ve seen both technologies deployed side-by-side on the same silicon.

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AMD Will Use ‘New’ GlobalFoundries 12nm Node for Future CPUs, GPUs

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GlobalFoundries has announced a new 12nm node, and AMD is planning to use it starting in 2018.

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7nm Semiconductor Tech to Arrive in 3 Stages: GlobalFoundries

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GlobalFoundries has released additional details about its upcoming 7nm process, including when it expects to introduce EUV and other critical upgrades. The next few years are going to be very interesting in the foundry world.

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GlobalFoundries Announces Early 7nm Availability, Huge Gains Over 14nm FinFET

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GlobalFoundries announced early 7nm availability, with volume shipments beginning in the back half of next year. The company is promising impressive gains compared with 14nm with up to 40 percent improved performance and 60 percent reduced power consumption.

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Foundry Futures: TSMC, Samsung, GlobalFoundries, and Intel Gear Up For 7nm and Beyond

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Samsung, TSMC, GlobalFoundries, and Intel all have major technology ramps scheduled for the next four years. Here’s what is coming down the pipe.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/249075-foundry-futures-tsmc-samsung-globalfoundries-intel-gear-7nm-beyond?source=Computing

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GlobalFoundries announces new 7nm FinFET process, full node shrink

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GlobalFoundries is planning an aggressive rollout schedule for next-generation technologies like 7nm manufacturing and FD-SOI.

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Confirmed: GlobalFoundries will manufacture AMD’s mobile, low-power Polaris GPUs

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GlobalFoundries confirmed today that it’s fabbing AMD’s mobile and lower-power discrete GPUs. AMD will presumably be building its other chips at TSMC.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/gaming/220603-confirmed-globalfoundries-will-manufacture-amds-mobile-low-power-polaris-gpus

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Was GlobalFoundries to blame for AMD’s about-face on joint x86-ARM platform?

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A new rumor suggests that GlobalFoundries production changes were responsible for killing AMD’s ambitious Project Skybridge. We discuss if the rumors make sense — and if it would’ve mattered either way.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/205887-was-globalfoundries-to-blame-for-amds-about-face-on-joint-x86-arm-platform

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Apple makes 'last-minute decision' to use TSMC for 30% of 'A9' chip orders for next iPhone

Facing poor yield rates from chipmaker GlobalFoundries, Apple has apparently made an eleventh-hour call as it solidifies its supply chain for the next-generation iPhone, opting to award nearly a third of “A9” chip orders to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.



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Samsung and GlobalFoundries buddy up for 14nm, while IBM heads for the exit

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GlobalFoundries has signed an agreement to license Samsung’s 14nm technology, but IBM is nowhere to be seen. Has the pivotal third leg of the vaunted Common Platform collapsed?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/181136-samsung-and-globalfoundries-buddy-up-for-14nm-while-ibm-heads-for-the-exit

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