AMD taps TSMC as it unveils gadgets

‘PROUD’: The firm’s vision is to push the technology to its limits and use the best the industry has to offer, which is TSMC’s 7-nanometer technology, AMD chief Lisa Su said

Taipei Times
Date: May 28, 2019
By: Lisa Wang  /  Staff reporter

Advanced Micro Devices Inc (AMD) yesterday said that it is using Taiwan Semiconductor

AMD chief executive officer Lisa Su presents the company’s latest Ryzen processors at a news conference on the eve of Computex
Taipei yesterday.
Photo: CNA

Manufacturing Co’s (TSMC, 台積電) advanced 7-nanometer technology to produce a new series of high-performance processors for desktop computers and new processors for gaming PCs, consoles and cloud devices, which would enter the market in July.

The company unveiled its third-generation high-performance Ryzen desktop processor and Radeon graphics chips, both made using TSMC’s 7-nanometer technology, at the Computex Taipei.

The company used to rely on GlobalFoundries Inc for chips.

However, the US firm in August last year said that it would indefinitely put on hold its development of 7-nanometer technology and technologies beyond that, making TSMC the sole foundry for AMD’s processors.    [FULL  STORY]

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