Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 proves how inefficient the Samsung fabrication process is. Higher clocks but 30% more efficient using TSMC

Yesterday, Qualcomm announced the new flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and the premium Snapdragon 7 Gen 1. The Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 is the first none-flagship chipset to implement the new Armv9 architecture we saw on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. While we don’t get the X1 or X2 cores, Qualcomm has implemented the … Read more

Huawei HiSilicon Kirin 1020 still on schedule with TSMC

Huawei’s woes seem to be never-ending at the moment, and this probably won’t ease up while President Trump remains in power. It was recently confirmed that the current trade ban against Huawei would be extended for at least one more year. However, things have escalated a bit further than that with the US blocking Huawei’s ability … Read more