AMD Zen 3 Based CPUs to Make Use of 7nm EUV Process

- Advertisement -

AMD isn’t planning to launch its upcoming Ryzen 3000 series with TSMC’s new 7nm+ EUV process. Due to it being their first volume production run, they are using the 7nm production node instead. This is because of the fact that it is a smaller and lower frequency chip, making it a more viable strategy.

The process of EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography) is all about reducing the number of manufacturing stages and reducing power consumption. It also brings us closer to the target of a 1nm transistor size which seems harder with every passing year. This is what keeps Moore’s law running in some fashion or the other.

AMD roadmap
AMD roadmap

The mass production for 7nm+ chips began in March, with 5nm testing production beginning in 2020. TSMC isn’t jumping headfirst into the EUV future right now, but in fact, it’s claiming that chip creators will still be able to increase transistor density by 20% and reduce power consumption by 10%.

- Advertisement -

The future of EUV looks undoubtedly strong as Samsung has reportedly signed Nvidia to be their launch partner in 2020. Intel is also pumping billions into its own foundries in Israel as well as the US. We’ll get a solid idea of the working of EUV when AMD’s ZEN3 processors are revealed. They will be arriving sometime within 2020, with the designs already being in the pipeline.

Further Reading:


- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related posts

Latest posts

PlayStation Studios Working on 25+ Games For PS5 Already, Half Are New Franchises

In a new interview, PlayStation Studios head Hermen Hulst said that the studio is working on 25+ games for the PS5 including new exclusives and partnerships.

Resident Evil Village Review – Hauntingly Evolved, Briefly Scary

Capcom hits another positive note with Resident Evil Village, with a great premise and setting that are only let down by fewer scares than RE7 and the story's drastic turns towards the latter half.

Will PortalOne Change Entertainment?

When it comes to investing in new concepts, many things should be considered, not least of which the popularity of the product. The success...

Next Article Loading