back to article Samsung 'closing the gap' with TSMC on 3nm, 4nm

Samsung Electronics has reportedly caught up with rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) in advanced processor design, achieving comparable yields for both 4nm and 3nm nodes. A Hi Investment and Securities report, obtained by Korean local media, puts Samsung's 4nm yields – the ratio of good chips to bad on a wafer …

  1. pimppetgaeghsr Bronze badge

    "Nvidia moved production of its consumer GPUs from Samsung's 8nm process in the Ampere generation"

    And with the 4060 reviews, it definitely shows.

  2. DS999 Silver badge

    No way TSMC is anywhere near as low as 80% with N4

    They were already known to be over 90% with N5, and N4 is a fairly minor refinement of N5.

    Given that they are so wrong on that metric, I have little trust that they know what they're talking about with Samsung's yields. Likely as not this is a puff piece either paid for by Samsung or done by someone with a close relationship to them who wants to give them a boost.

    If they hadn't made bogus claims about TSMC that are so obviously false maybe they could have sold the rest.

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