Next-gen GPUs have the potential for a vast amount of high-performance memory being strapped onto the silicon thanks to the new Samsung HBM2E stacks which have just been launched into the market. The new HBM2E standard has been specified by the JEDEC group and both Samsung and SK Hynix have been developing new speedy chip stacks for the next generation of graphics cards.
Samsung is pushing for Microsoft to enable ultrawide monitor support on Xbox, a company representative tells PCGamesN. In an effort to expand its gaming monitor customer base beyond PC gaming and into the console market, Samsung is reportedly in discussion with Microsoft’s Xbox console team to enable the latest in ultrawide aspect ratios on console.
Samsung has succeeded in manufacturing the world’s first 3nm process technology, announcing more details of the advanced process node following a visit by its vice chairman, Lee Jae-yong, to its Research Institute at Samsung’s Mars plant this week. The 3nm design uses a new Gate-All-Around (GAA) technology instead of the classic FinFET transistor design, which is set to offer 30% higher processor performance compared with the upcoming 5nm node.