The main facilities of TSMC’s US factory have been completed: it will manufacture 5nm chips for Apple
According to TSMC’s plan, the factory will be mass-produced in 2024, so there are still two years to complete the follow-up work, including small trial production and large trial production.
The outside world believes that this 5nm factory of TSMC will be the number one customer nearbyappleProduction of related chips, including but not limited to A-series, M-series processors, etc.
However, TSMC’s approach to building a 5nm chip factory in the United States is not without cost, that is, the cost is too high. Zhang Zhongmou, the founder of TSMC who has retired before, believes that the United States’ attempt to increase its domestic chip production is a wasteful and expensive futile move.
Zhang Zhongmou believes that the United States lacks talents to work in fabs, and it cannot achieve 7×24-hour production in three shifts, and the cost is 50% higher.