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 …

ASUS is releasing ROG Vulcan PRO headphones for gamers

ASUS is preparing to release new gaming headphones by Republic Of Gamers family with codename ASUS ROG Vulcan PRO. They are the successor to the Vulcan ANC, which received great popularity with players around the world.

The main difference of new headphones is the availability of sound processor ROG Spitfire, which does not require installing any additional software — everything functions at the hardware level. It allows you to optimize performance sound by activating one of the three modes using special keys:

FPS EQ — designed for fans of the genre of FPS and allows players to hear important game details to better determine the position of the enemy;

7.1 virtual surround — provides emulation playback volume 8-channel sound;

Headphone amplifier — allows increasing the volume of the sounds.

High quality sound is provided by two 40-mm neodymium speaker. In addition, the headphones are equipped with built-in equalizer, thanks to which the user can configure the …

Acer Launches a Universal Desktop PC Series Veriton L

Acer announces the release of a new PC series Veriton L intended for home-based purposes, as well as, business use. This series is developed with reliability, good functionality, and security measures in mind. The series is represented by two models (Veriton L4 and Veriton L6) which are called to ensure high-end performance, good controllability and heightened security without a bunch of additional elements. Advanced performance is achieved due to the implementation of Intel Core processors of the third generation and Intel HD Graphics system.

Both models of Acer Veriton L are delivered in rather compact dimensions where the physical volume of the casing equals to three liters. A dedicated Ergo-Stand maximizes the spaciousness on the desk and enlarges the possibilities for corporate use. Ergo-Stand is compatible with 4-inch wide-screen monitors of up to 5 kg in weight. It makes the ergonomics of the desktop PC more efficient by offering multiple adjustment opportunities: …
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