The South Korean electronics giant is expanding its 10nm production lines and constructing new facilities for 7nm chipsets, in preparation for 2018.See also: TSMC wants to build a new factory for 5nm and 3nm chips December 9, 2016
According to ET News, Samsung is investing a total of 8.5 trillion won in 10nm and 7nm production lines. The South Korean company has decided to expand its 10nm chipset production and will be using its 17 Line located in Hwasung-si. With a 2.5 trillion won investment – approximately $2.18 billion – the new line will produce an additional 18,000 10nm chipsets as early as Q2 of this year.
Previously, 17 Line was called “S3” [...]