NVIDIA: TSMC Will Be Receiving the Majority of Our 7 Nm GPU Orders, Not Samsung

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NVIDIA CEO Jensen Huang has confirmed that TSMC will be the primary manufacturer for green team’s 7 nm GPUs.

This puts an end to previous rumors that suggested Samsung would spearhead the company’s next-generation “Ampere” products. The Korean conglomerate will still receive orders, but TSMC is getting charged with the bulk of the work.

NVIDIA’s decision isn’t much of a shocker. TSMC, the darling of the foundry sector, was largely responsible for the company’s Pascal (16 nm) and Volta/Turing (12 nm) GPUs.

…Jensen was asked about the launch timeframe of their next-generation 7nm GPU but he simply replied that it wasn’t a convenient time for them to disclose any date at the moment. We know from a recent interview with NVIDIA’s CFO, Colette Kress, that they want to surprise everyone with their own 7nm GPU announcement but they are waiting for the right time to do so.


Tsing Mui
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