GlobalFoundries Weds FinFET and SOI in 14HP Process Tech for IBM z14 CPUs

GlobalFoundries this week formally introduced its new custom process technology that will be used to manufacture IBM’s z14 CPUs, which in turn were announced earlier this year. The 14HP (14 nm, high performance) tech weds FinFET transistors and SOI substrates to get IBM the best of both worlds: small feature sizes and maximized clockspeed potential.…

AMD Athlon 750

In the desktop microprocessor market, you can’t argue that competition isn’t a good thing for us, the consumers. If the market itself were saturated with…