PCI Express (Peripheral Component Interconnect Express), officially abbreviated as PCIe or PCI-e, is a high-speed serial computer expansion bus standard, designed to replace the older PCI, PCI-X and AGP bus standards. It is the common motherboard interface for personal computers’ graphics cards, … Read More
Universal Serial Bus (USB) is an industry standard that establishes specifications for cables and connectors and protocols for connection, communication and power supply between computers, peripheral devices and other computers. Released in 1996, the USB standard is currently maintained by the USB Implementers Forum… Read More
Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) is a type of computer memory that holds the data even if power is turned off. Contrasting to NVM is Volatile Memory which needs to be periodically refreshed to hold the data. NVM is commonly used as secondary storage memory or long-term storage. NVM has lower performance and high cost which makes them unsuitable… Read More
GLOBALFOUNDRIES is the newest pure-play foundry in the industry. In this wiki GLOBALFOUNDRIES describes its history, mission, and future directions.
The fabless semiconductor model, first implemented in the early 1980s when IDMs figured out there was money to be made in selling excess manufacturing capacity to small chip … Read More