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TSMC builds up Fab 14, the first in the world to make 20nm chips

0. phoneArena 26 Nov 2012, 03:51 posted on

TSMC has started phase 6 construction of its Fab 14. Why is this important? Fab 14 is the fabrication facility that will first in the world start manufacturing 20nm systems on a chip…

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posted on 26 Nov 2012, 04:03 5

1. wendygarett (unregistered)


Without tsmc... Qualcomm and nvidia wont exist... Tsmc is the world biggest supplier for the chips maker company...

Thanks to the phonearena for writing the previous article about the tsmc background... I feel like highly educated lol :P

posted on 26 Nov 2012, 04:22 4

2. pokharkarsaga (Posts: 356; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)


What about INTEL manufacturing plant ?

posted on 26 Nov 2012, 04:29 2

3. wendygarett (unregistered)


IDK... One thing I know is that your avatar... Is AWESOME!!! LOL

posted on 26 Nov 2012, 04:47 2

4. MeoCao (unregistered)


Intel makes its own chips, that's different model from TSMC's. I think what Wendy says is correct.

posted on 26 Nov 2012, 05:22 2

5. ph00ny (Posts: 591; Member since: 26 May 2011)


Intel is the biggest.

As for TSMC, we shall see on the yield rates because they struggled with 28nm polysi

posted on 26 Nov 2012, 09:27

6. nak1017 (Posts: 328; Member since: 08 Jan 2010)


Seriously, more than half the wafer production tech that was on the books when I was in school had intel written all over it...

I know Intel makes 20nm stuff, is it just not in CPU form?

posted on 26 Nov 2012, 17:04

7. AamirSIII (banned) (Posts: 187; Member since: 04 Oct 2012)


Im so amused at creation of God when i see that silicon, which we human think is "DIRT", is so powerful and has become such a big part of our lives we cant live with out these chips which are actually "SILICON"...

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