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GlobalFoundries: Customized and SOI process technologies gain importance

While non-standard fabrication processes are sometimes challenging and make it harder to re-use intellectual property across different product lineups, they are just what the doctor ordered when one needs to achieve certain goals. According to GlobalFoundries, the No. 2 contract maker of chips, many customized process technologies are gaining importance …

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AMD readies new FX processor with bundled liquid-cooling

Advanced Micro Devices plans to release another FX-series desktop microprocessor that will come bundled with closed-loop liquid cooling system, the firm said this week. The company did not unveil any details about the upcoming chip, but demonstrated its packaging and said that it will be available soon. Roy Taylor, vice …

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Samsung to boost performance of 28nm chips using FD-SOI

Samsung Electronics and STMicroelectronics this week inked a licensing agreement on 28nm fully depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) technology. The deal grants Samsung rights to produce chips on FD-SOI wafers using a 28nm process technology developed by STMicroelectronics. The FD-SOI wafers will allow chip designers to get better performance or to cut-down …

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