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TSMC Confirms Plans to Start 3nm Production Shortly

TSMC (Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.) is set to start production using its N3 (3nm-class) fabrication process shortly, the company said at an event on Tuesday. Formally, the company does not disclose customers who plan to use its N3 manufacturing technology first, but unofficial sources indicate that Apple will be TSMC’s alpha customer for the production

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CPU-Z Update Shows Support for Non-X Ryzen 9 7900 and 7950

AMD just announced the launch of its brand new Ryzen 7000 CPU lineup, featuring four SKUs including the mid-range Ryzen 5 7600X 6-core with a 4.7GHz boost clocks, Ryzen 7 7700X 8-core with a 4.5GHz boost clock, the top-end Ryzen 9 7900X 12-core with a 5.6GHz boost, and the flagship Ryzen 9 7950X 16-core with

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Zhaoxin’s 12- and 16-Core CPUs Tested: Centaur Lives On

Zhaoxin, a China-based CPU developer with an x86 license, has yet to formally introduce its next-generation KaiSheng KH-40000 processors with up to 16 cores for datacenters. However, it has already started to submit benchmark results to the Geekbench 5 database. The new CPUs show noticeable microarchitecture-related performance improvements over their predecessors but can barely catch

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