NVIDIA says most of its 7nm chips come from TSMC

Posted on Monday, Dec 23 2019 @ 13:20 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
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At GTC 2019 in China, NVIDIA revealed that TSMC will provide most of the company's 7nm GPUs. Previously, it was believed that Samsung would get a larger role due to 7nm capacity constraints at TSMC. NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang said only a small number of orders will be provided by Samsung's foundry business.
NVIDIA's CEO also stated that his company has had close relations with TSMC in the past with TSMC producing their previous 16nm (Pascal) and 12nm (Volta / Turing) GPUs. NVIDIA also highlighted its Turing GPU architecture which is built upon TSMC's 12nm process node and offers better efficiency and performance than rivaling 7nm process based products. NVIDIA's CEO also stated that without TSMC's and their advanced process technologies, they wouldn't have been so successful, hence this partnership between TSMC and NVIDIA is very important for them.
Huang refused to comment on a timeline regarding the 7nm GPU launch schedule.

Via: WCCF Tech

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