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Sony’s PS5 SSD has “raw bandwidth higher than any SSD available for PCs”
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Sony’s PS5 SSD has “raw bandwidth higher than any SSD available for PCs”

Technical details about Sony’s next-gen PS5 console have been dribbling out for a while. But, while most have centred around the AMD Ryzen-powered APU, and Navi GPU at its heart, a new briefing with Sony’s Mark Cerny has delivered some potentially surprising info about the storage being built into the Playstation 5. He’s claiming that it’s not just any SSD, but an SSD with higher potential bandwidth than anything the huumble PC can currently manage. read more

AMD’s Zen 3 CPUs will increase transistor count by 20% over Ryzen 3000 thanks to TSMC’s 7nm+ node
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AMD’s Zen 3 CPUs will increase transistor count by 20% over Ryzen 3000 thanks to TSMC’s 7nm+ node

TSMC has already started volume production of its next generation 7nm process; the first to incorporate its advanced EUV tech, and the node which should form the basis for AMD’s Zen 3 processors next year. The Taiwanese contract manufacturer started mass production of the 7nm+ process in March this year, which is a huge milestone for the technology, and it’s being used to create HiSilicon’s phone SoC, the Kirin 985. And if you don’t know who HiSilicon is, you’ll probably recognise its parent company, Huawei. Even if you’re not necessarily sure how to pronounce it correctly. read more