There are more and more rumors about the PlayStation 5, and you know, when the river sounds, carries water, and one of the most important semiconductors in the world, the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has officially released an official statement around the future of Sony’s new generation console, indicating that the chips that the console will use are already in production. Specifically indicated that these chips will enjoy a manufacturing process of 7nm.
TSMC also stated that those 7nm chips will be used for many other segments:
“More than 50 products tape-outs has been planned by end of this year from applications across mobile, server CPU, network processor, gaming, GPU, PGA, cryptocurrency, automotive and AI. Our 7nm is already in volume production.”
These official statements also agree with those issued by AMD, where they indicated that its first CPU @ 7nm would be presented in partnership this year, so that TSMC would take over again of the manufacturing process of the AMD custom APUs for the console market while Globalfoundries would remain with the production of CPUs, APUs and GPUs for desktops and laptops.