Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: Samsung begins 7nm and 6nm EUV mass production

  1. #1
    HEXUS.admin
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    31,709
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    2,073 times in 719 posts

    Samsung begins 7nm and 6nm EUV mass production

    Nvidia has already reserved some capacity for its next gen GPUs.
    Read more.

  2. #2
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    Geneva, Switzerland
    Posts
    374
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    26 times in 15 posts

    Re: Samsung begins 7nm and 6nm EUV mass production

    Let the RT games (wars) begin!
    The more you live, less you die. More you play, more you die. Isn't it great.

  3. #3
    root Member DanceswithUnix's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    In the middle of a core dump
    Posts
    12,632
    Thanks
    742
    Thanked
    1,486 times in 1,253 posts
    • DanceswithUnix's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus X470-PRO
      • CPU:
      • 3700X
      • Memory:
      • 32GB 3200MHz ECC
      • Storage:
      • 1TB Linux, 2TB Games (Win 10)
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Asus Strix RX Vega 56
      • PSU:
      • 650W Corsair TX
      • Case:
      • Antec 300
      • Operating System:
      • Fedora 35 + Win 10 Pro 64 (yuk)
      • Monitor(s):
      • Benq XL2730Z 1440p + Iiyama 27" 1440p
      • Internet:
      • Zen 80Mb/20Mb VDSL

    Re: Samsung begins 7nm and 6nm EUV mass production

    No timescale is mentioned for that further halving of transistor size.
    That makes it sound so easy

    <engage pedant mode...>

    Transistors size is limited by the feature size but in two dimensions, so if things scale perfectly going from 6nm to 3nm should give you transistors a quarter of the size, not half. Hence you can work out the next node by dividing the feature size by 1.4, the square root of two. That makes the next full node from 7nm the 5nm node, which doesn't sound impressive, but really it is.

    Qualcomm's announcement was for 5nm product so that should be ramping up soon, but 3nm is another full node beyond that so I wouldn't hold your breath.

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    ATLANTIS
    Posts
    1,207
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    28 times in 26 posts

    Re: Samsung begins 7nm and 6nm EUV mass production

    Meanwhile at intel...............they are having an office party.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •