Report: SK Hynix Mulls Building $4 Billion Advanced Packaging Facility in Indiana

SK hynix is considering whether to build an advanced packaging facility in Indiana, reports the Wall Street Journal. If the company proceeds with the plan, it intends to invest...

4 by Anton Shilov on 3/26/2024

Report: China to Pivot from AMD & Intel CPUs To Domestic Chips in Government PCs

China has initiated a policy shift to eliminate American processors from government computers and servers, reports Financial Times. The decision is aimed to gradually eliminate processors from AMD and...

12 by Anton Shilov on 3/26/2024

Construction of $106B SK hynix Mega Fab Site Moving Along, But At Slower Pace

When a major industry slowdown occurs, big companies tend to slowdown their mid-term and long-term capacity related investments. This is exactly what happened to SK hynix's Yongin Semiconductor Cluster...

8 by Anton Shilov on 3/23/2024

Micron Samples 256 GB DDR5-8800 MCR DIMMs: Massive Modules for Massive Servers

Micron this week announced that it had begun sampling of its 256 GB multiplexer combined (MCR) DIMMs, the company's highest-capacity memory modules to date. These brand-new DDR5-based MCRDIMMs are...

4 by Anton Shilov on 3/22/2024

Micron Sells Out Entire HBM3E Supply for 2024, Most of 2025

Being the first company to ship HBM3E memory has its perks for Micron, as the company has revealed that is has managed to sell out the entire supply of...

27 by Anton Shilov on 3/22/2024

NVIDIA's GPU IP Drives into MediaTek's Dimension Auto SoCs

MediaTek this week has introduced a new lineup of Dimensity Auto Cockpit system-on-chips, covering the entire market spectrum from entry-level to premium. And while automotive chip announcements are admittedly...

6 by Anton Shilov on 3/21/2024

AMD Announces FSR 3.1: Seriously Improved Upscaling Quality

AMD's FidelityFX Super Resolution 3 technology package introduced a plethora of enhancements to the FSR technology on Radeon RX 6000 and 7000-series graphics cards last September. But perfection has...

21 by Anton Shilov on 3/21/2024

Ultra Ethernet Consortium Grows to 55 Members, Reveals Some Details on Upcoming HPC Backbone Tech

The Ultra Ethernet Consortium (UEC) has announced this week that the next-generation interconnection consortium has grown to 55 members. And as the group works towards developing the initial version...

8 by Anton Shilov on 3/21/2024

Intel to Receive $8.5B in CHIPS Act Funding & Further Loans To Build US Fabs

Intel and the United States Department of Commerce announced on Wednesday that they had inked a preliminary agreement under which Intel will receive $8.5 billion in direct funding under...

20 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2024

SK Hynix Starts Mass Production of HBM3E: 9.2 GT/s

SK Hynix said that it had started volume production of its HBM3E memory and would supply it to a customer in late March. The South Korean company is the...

3 by Anton Shilov on 3/19/2024

NVIDIA's 'cuLitho' Computational Lithography Adopted By TSMC and Synopsys For Production Use

Last year, NVIDIA introduced its cuLitho software library, which promises to speed up photomask development by up to 40 times. Today, NVIDIA announced a partnership with TSMC and Synopsys...

21 by Anton Shilov on 3/18/2024

StarTech Unveils 15-in-1 Thunderbolt 4/USB4 Dock with Quad Display Support

StarTech.com has introduced its latest Thunderbolt 4/USB4 docking station, which has a plethora of ports and supports four display outputs. This makes it suitable for 4Kp60 quad-monitor setups often...

31 by Anton Shilov on 3/18/2024

First DNA Data Storage Specification Released: First Step Towards Commercialization

The DNA Data Storage Alliance introduced its inaugural specifications for DNA-based data storage this week. This specification outlines a method for encoding essential information within a DNA data archive...

13 by Anton Shilov on 3/15/2024

Asus Launches Low-Profile GeForce RTX 3050 6GB: A Tiny Graphics Card for All PCs

Asus this week has become the latest PC video card manufacturer to announce a sub-75W video card based on NVIDIA's recently-released low-power GeForce RTX 3050 6GB design. And going...

6 by Anton Shilov on 3/15/2024

Asus Adds Support for 64GB Memory Modules to Intel 600/700 Motherboards

Asus on Thursday said it has released new versions of UEFI BIOS for DDR5-supporting Intel 600/700-series motherboards that enable support for 64 GB DIMMs. As a result, Asus's latest...

4 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2024

Western Digital Launches PC SN5000S SSD: Low-Cost Meets High Performance

Western Digital has introduced its new series of SSDs aimed at mainstream PCs, which combine high performance and low cost. The Western Digital PC SN5000S family of DRAM-less drives...

11 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2024

ASML Delivers First 2nm-Generation Low-NA EUV Tool, the Twinscan NXE:3800E

Our avid readers tend to look at microelectronics made using leading edge process technologies, which in case of Intel means usage of High-NA extreme ultraviolet (EUV) lithography a couple...

2 by Anton Shilov on 3/13/2024

SiPearl's Rhea-2 CPU Added to Roadmap: Second-Gen European CPU for HPC

SiPearl, a processor designer supported by the European Processor Initiative, is about to start shipments of its very first Rhea processor for high-performance computing workloads. But the company is...

3 by Anton Shilov on 3/8/2024

Marvell's 2nm IP Platform Enables Custom Silicon for Datacenters

Marvell this week introduced its new IP technology platform specifically tailored for custom chips for accelerated infrastructure made on TSMC's 2nm-class process technologies (possibly including N2 and N2P). The...

0 by Anton Shilov on 3/8/2024

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger to Deliver Computex Keynote, Showcasing Next-Gen Products

Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the organizer of Computex, has announced that Pat Gelsinger, chief executive of Intel, will deliver a keynote at Computex 2024 on June 4...

17 by Anton Shilov on 3/8/2024

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