Qualcomm Mentions SDM845, More New Chips In Patent Complaint

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The patent infringement complaint filed by Qualcomm with the International Trade Commission (ITC) against Apple earlier this month contains references to a number of unannounced mobile chips that the San Diego, California-based tech giant is currently developing. The most notable entry on the list that can be seen below pertains to the “SDM845,” presumably the Snapdragon Mobile 845, i.e. the company’s next flagship system-on-chip (SoC) that is likely planned to be commercialized in 2018. The very same model was already accidentally outed by the tech giant in early May, though the company promptly amended that mistake and removed the listing revealing the existence of the…
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Samsung to focus on 6nm chips instead of 7nm

Samsung to focus on 6nm chips instead of 7nm

Samsung lost the Snapdragon 845 job to TSMC, so the company is de-emphasizing 7nm chips and focusing on 6nm chips instead. 6nm production is expected to start in 2019, when TSMC could still be using 7nm. For next year, Samsung will introduce 8nm chips (an …
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AMD Unveils Ryzen Pro CPUs, Details on Ryzen 3 Chips

AMD Unveils Ryzen Pro CPUs, Details on Ryzen 3 Chips

It’ll be quite interesting to see how the two compare here, since AMD will still have a physical core advantage, but not the SMT implementation that has made chips like the Ryzen 5 1600X able to punch well above their weight class. This isn’t just a …
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