• Samsung to Reportedly Begin Mass Production of 3nm Chips in a Bid to Surpass TSMC
    TECHNOLOGY

    Samsung to Reportedly Begin Mass Production of 3nm Chips in a Bid to Surpass TSMC

    Samsung is anticipated to announce the beginning of the mass production of 3nm chips next week. In doing so, the company will surpass TSMC, whose 3nm chip production is anticipated to start in the second half of this year. According to a news report from GSM Arena citing Yonhap News, in comparison to its 5nm process, Samsung’s 3nm node will result in a 35 percent reduction in area, a 30 percent increase in performance, or a 50 percent reduction in power consumption (which was used for the Snapdragon 888 and Exynos 2100). By switching to a Gate-All-Around (GAA) design for transistors, this will be accomplished. The foundry can shrink transistors…