Late last year we reported that AMD had cut ties with TSMC and would be manufacturing their GPU and APU products at Global Foundries. NVIDIA still uses TSMC to manufacture their chips, but recently they have moved to Samsung for 14 nm production. TSMC has just announced that they will not make any 20 nm GPUs at all, if anything 20 nm comes out of TSMC it will be low power ASICs.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, announced today that it has begun mass producing the industry’s first 8 gigabit (Gb) GDDR5 DRAM, based on the company’s leading-edge 20-nanometer (nm) process technology. GDDR5 is the most widely used discrete graphics memory in the world.
Since announcing their UHD line up of 4K tv’s last year, Samsung has had the world waiting to see something solid to come the market both on the hardware and content side. This year at CES we have what we’ve been waiting for, S-UHD. Super Ultra High Definition is the future of cinema realistic displays.
The reason for the excitement over FreeSync stems from the fact that it should be much cheaper to use than G-Sync. Fortunately for us Samsung brought the UE850 to CES 2015 and we were able to take a look at it.
As a strong leader in the SSD market Samsung has developed a very impressive little external SSD the T1. Utilizing USB 3.0 these 3D V-NAND equipped drives get up to 450 MB/s write for the 1TB model.
Sony’s PlayStation Now service has been up and running for a little while now. This streaming game service allows for PS4, PS3, PS Vita and PS TV owners to stream games to their console rather than have physical media. This is really a new era in gaming as the cloud is doing the game rendering and processing and it is then streamed to the user. It has just been announced that Samsung’s newest 2015 TV’s will support the PlayStation Now service, but without the need for a console at all.
These days, the holiday season is a great time to get all the newest gadgets at a price you can afford. Black Friday, Cyber Monday and the inevitable sales that follow bring costs down, while developers and manufacturers hurry to get their new toys on the shelf before the new year has time to sneak […]
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., the world leader in advanced memory technology, today launched the 850 EVO, the latest addition to its branded solid state drive (SSD) line-up. Based on Samsung’s 3-bit 3D Vertical NAND (V-NAND) technology, the 850 EVO SSD provides a significant boost in performance and endurance as compared to its predecessor, making it ideal for use in mainstream PCs. With the slogan of “a new caliber of performance & endurance,” the new drive will be globally launched in a total of 53 countries in the United States, Europe and Asian markets later this month.
Samsung Electronics is looking to block graphics chips made by NVIDIA in the US market. This is escalating a battle that began after licensing talks failed. Samsung has filed a complaint yesterday against NVIDIA with the U.S. International Trade Commission according to a notice on the agency’s website.
We have been hearing a lot about the Samsung 850 EVO solid state drive since it was spotted at IFA. Rumors has suggested a November launch and that does seem to be right as the drive has popped up on Frys.com for pre-order with an estimated shipping date of November 3rd.
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