Nvidia Xavier sampling in Q1 18
Published in News
Monday, 08 January 2018 18:43

Nvidia Xavier sampling in Q1 18


Volta graphics, eight custom cores for automotive

Nvidia CEO announced that Drive Xavier world's first autonomous machine processor is up and running as the silicon got back from the Fab two weeks ago, and of course, it works flawlessly.

Nvidia will have two big GPUs in 2018
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 09:48

Nvidia will have two big GPUs in 2018


Ampere and the gaming GPU

There have been many reports that Nvidia’s next generation technology will be codenamed Ampere and we want to set one thing straight. The successor of Volta is an AI/ML chip and not a GPU - just like Volta never was.

Zen 2 shapes up for 2019
Published in Processors
Saturday, 30 September 2017 20:11

Zen 2 shapes up for 2019


12nm after 2018 and 7nm for 2019

It looks like it will be 12nm for RyZen's successor in early 2018 and in 2019 AMD is planning Zen's 2 core 7nm based Matisse follow up

New Geforce will be incremental
Published in Graphics
Saturday, 24 June 2017 12:06

New Geforce will be incremental


Clock is tocking not ticking 

The upcoming Geforce GPU architecture will be more incremental than revolutionary as Nvidia appears to be using Intel’s tick-tock strategy. 

TSMC lands chip orders for 12nm process
Published in News
Thursday, 11 May 2017 21:43

TSMC lands chip orders for 12nm process


Nvidia, MediaTek, Silicon Motion and HiSilicon for now

TSMC has just landed several chip orders for its 12-nanometer half-node process, a smaller version of its existing 16nm FinFET technology that will allow it to compete against Samsung and GlobalFoundries at a lower cost than its existing lineup.

Nvidia announces Tesla V100 Volta
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 19:17

Nvidia announces Tesla V100 Volta


21 billion transistors on 12nm process

Just as Fudzilla forecast, Nvidia has just announced the Tesla V100.

TSMC confirms the existence of 12nm
Published in Processors
Thursday, 19 January 2017 11:51

TSMC confirms the existence of 12nm


It is between 13 and 11nm dummies

A while ago the dark satanic rumour mill suggested that Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company was planning to release a sexed-up version of its 16nm manufacturing technology dubbed "12nm".

TSMC preparing 12nm process technology
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 30 November 2016 09:21

TSMC preparing 12nm process technology


A smaller version of existing 16nm technology

According to industry sources, TSMC is planning to introduce a 12 nanometer half-node process to enhance competition with 28nm and lower process nodes that have been adopted over the past few years.