Samsung has recently decided to invest $3.9 billion in its Austin chip plant, Texas. Samsung is definitely aware of the fact that Apple is in the search of new chip supplier. So, Samsung has smartly decided to expand its Texas facility to offer Ax chips to Apple at even lower prices.
The world’s number 2 chip-maker didn’t just stop there. Samsung has now unveiled its first 14nm FinFET test chip. This FinFET chip is being compared to Intel’s 3D transistors found in its ivy bridge (3rd gen.) processor line-up.
The 14nm FinFET chip should offer significant performance and power improvements over the current generation chips.
As per the press release Samsung also succeeded in rolling out the chip with its various partners including ARM and Cadence.14 nm process, 14nm fabrication, 14nm process, 14nm technology, Apple, ARM, cadence, enhancements in 14 nm finfet chip, FinFET, finfet chip, mobile finfet chip, samsung, samsung 14nm