DV Hardware bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
December 7, 2016 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 80 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
ZOWIE G-TF Rough mousepad
ROCCAT Isku FX gaming keyboard
Prolimatech Magnetic Pin
 

Follow us
RSS
 

Micron to enter 40nm volume production by year-end

Posted on Monday, August 17 2009 @ 14:54:50 CEST by


DigiTimes reports Micron is planning to enter volume production using 40nm process technology at its 12-inch wafer fab in Singapore by the end of this year.
The US-based memory maker said producing on 40nm coupled with its 6F2 technology will make 40nm the company's major process technology in 2011, prior to moving to a 4F2 cell design in 2012.

Micron will be able to lower its overall production cost by 50% by moving to 50nm and by another 30% by moving to 40nm, the company said. Its monthly investment per 1,000 wafers can also be reduced from US$12 million for 50nm to US$4 million for 40nm with 6F2, and further to US$2 million for 40nm with 4F2, according to Micron.

Micron expects to enter mass production of DRAM chips using 50nm process technology in 2010, with significantly improved yield rates at its facility in Virginia and a successful ramp at Inotera Memories, said the company.



 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2016 DM Media Group bvba