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TSMC waves production 20nm and 16nm wafers in front of the camera

TSMC shows off some gorgeous 16nm and 20nm production wafers

| CPU, APU & Chipsets News | Posted: Nov 1, 2013 9:36 am

I don't know where my wafer is - come on, TSMC - but seriously, the company has just shown off two wafers at Techcon: the first, a production 20nm SoC and the second, a pre-production 16nm without any qualifiers.

 

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Our friend over at SemiAccurate snapped the beautiful shots of things to come. 16nm is the most interesting here, as we don't have 16nm tech in our devices, but 20nm-based chips are already baked into some devices on the market. SA says that 16nm FinFETs from TSMC should arrive in early 2015 if there are no glaring problems ahead.

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