The world's largest semiconductor manufacturing foundry 'TSMC' officially begins manufacturing using the 5nm process

TSMC , a semiconductor manufacturing foundry with prominent manufacturers such as Apple, AMD, and NVIDIA, has officially started manufacturing semiconductor products using the 5nm process. The production by 5nm process is expected to be adopted for iPhone 12 such as 'A14 Bionic' and Qualcomm's 3rd generation 5G modem 'Snapdragon X60', AMD 'Zen 3 Ryzen 4000' etc. News site TechWeb reports.

Taiwan Electronics Nanjing 18nm 5nm Industrial capacity Approximately 60,000 pieces per month

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As of April 2019, TSMC had completed its 5nm process manufacturing infrastructure and had begun pre-production for risk production.

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TSMC's 5nm process is expected to produce Qualcomm 's SoC Snapdragon 875 and 5G-capable modem Snapdragon X60 by September 2020. It is reported that the Snapdragon X60 may be installed in the iPhone 12 that is expected to appear in 2020.

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Products manufactured by the 5nm process will be manufactured at Fab18, a factory located in Tainan Science Park, Taiwan, and monthly production is expected to be 60,000. It has also been suggested that TSMC's plant in Arizona, USA, will be able to manufacture 5nm processes.

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In addition to Apple and Qualcomm, AMD has proposed to TSMC a contract to manufacture more than 20,000 wafers per month for high-end class GPUs, and AMD's Zen 4 Raphael and Zen 3 Ryzen 4000 adopt 5nm process It is predicted to be done. In addition, 5nm is expected to be adopted in Hopper , which is the next-generation GPU of Ampere emerging from NVIDIA.

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