Wednesday July 25, 2012

ARM and TSMC Collaborate to Optimize Next-Gen 64-bit ARM Processors

TSMC and ARM today announced a multi-year agreement extending their collaboration beyond 20nm technology to deliver ARM processors on FinFET transistors, enabling the fabless industry to extend its market leadership in application processors. The collaboration will optimize the next generation of 64-bit ARMآ® processors based on the ARMv8 architecture, ARM Artisanآ® physical intellectual property, and TSMC’s FinFET process technology for use in mobile and enterprise markets that require both high performance and energy efficiency.