Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company has ripped a page right out of the Intel playbook.
TSMC announced today that a chip rolling off its advanced 28-nanometer manufacturing process was jacked up to 3.1GHz -- unheard of in the annals of ARM-based mobile system reviews.
Intel, of course, is not a stranger to fast frequencies. Its high-performance Core i desktop processors run well more than 3GHz, and even its higher-end mobile parts are rated close to 3GHz.
But that's unfamiliar territory for ARM, which is known more for power efficiency than raw power.
More specifically, the TSMC chip is a … Read more