Survey: Many AMD Ryzen 3000 CPUs Don’t Hit Full Boost Clock

[ad_1] Overclocker Der8auer has published the results of a survey of more than 3,000 Ryzen 7nm owners who have purchased AMD’s new CPUs since they went on sale in July. Last month, reports surfaced that the Ryzen 3000 family weren’t hitting their boost clocks as well as some enthusiasts expected. Now, we have some data […]

Chinese Foundry SMIC Begins 14nm Production

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. One of the longstanding trends in semiconductor manufacturing has been a steady decrease in major foundry players. Twenty years ago, when 180nm manufacturing was cutting-edge technology, there were no fewer than 28 firms deploying the node. Today, there are […]

How Are Process Nodes Defined?

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. We talk a lot about process nodes at ExtremeTech, but we don’t often refer back to what a process node technically is. With Intel’s 10nm node moving towards production, I’ve noticed an uptick in conversations around this issue and […]