Next year TSMC will start manufacturing the first 20nm chips

The Taiwanese company TSMC confirmed its intention to start production of chips using 20 nm technological processes in 2013. However, for now the company does not plan its production on an industrial scale and will release the first chips in a limited quantities, giving them a total of 1% of production capacity. According to the head of the company, the mass production of semiconductor chips with this technology will not begin until 2014.



Meanwhile TSMC Company is going to produce only one version of the chip, which will be able to enter into the wide range of devices, from smart phones with low-power to high-performance graphics cards. For comparison, the Taiwanese company currently has four different output chips on 28-nm technology. These are 28LP (poly / SiON) for low-power low-cost chips, 28HPL (HKMG) for use in low power applications, 28HP (HKMG) for high-performance chips and 28HPM (HKMG). The latest version combines elements of high-performance chips with high efficiency …

Monitor Philips 239C4QH Review

Contemporary PC monitors are destined to accomplish several functions at once, due to their peculiar specifications and shifts in the customers' demands and expectations. So, the monitor can serve business purposes for the work with various documents and programs, as well as, entertainment purposes for movie watching and games playing. Indeed, rather frequently monitors function as multi-purpose devices, satisfying the needs of any user. Monitor Philips 239C4QH is an apt solution as for home-based so for office assignments. It provides consumers with a possibility to watch video content and play games in real-to-life mode, as well as, enjoy its aesthetic design.



Design


Monitor Philips 239C4QH has got quite original design that immediately attracts customers' gazes. The casing, stand and base are made of black plastic with a mirror-like glossy surface. The display is black and dull; its frame accommodates a strip from transparent plastic and silver padding. Display block is …

Intel Intros 525 SSD Series for High-Performance Systems

Intel replenishes its SSD product line with 525 series that is distinguished by utmost facilities and power-saving properties. Intel 525 embraces six models of 30GB, 60GB, 90GB, 120GB, 180GB, and 240GB capacity that are predestined to be employed in high-performance systems. Due to compact dimensions (3.7x50.8x29.85 mm), these solid-state drives are appropriate for handheld small-sized devices, such as ultrabooks, tablets, all-in-one solutions, and embedded systems. According to Intel's developers, the models are eight times smaller in size than traditional HDDs of 2.5-inch form-factor.



Intel 525 are known to employ mSATA interface with PCI Express mini-slot. All models are based on a multi-level NAND flash-memory developed under 25 nm technology. The drives support 128-bit encryption technology that takes Advanced Encryption Standard as the background; this standard functions as an additional data security means in case of loss or theft.


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