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News Intel roadmap pledges 7nm by 2021

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 9 May 2019.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    doubt.jpg
     
  3. Wakka

    Wakka Yo, eat this, ya?

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    Let's get 10mn out the gate first, guys.

    Then 10nm+

    Then 10nm++

    And finally 10nm+++ in 2022.
     
  4. MLyons

    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    while still manufacturing 10nm +++-+-+++-+
     
  5. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    They could just do what the rest of the industry does, and rename process refinements to lower numbers each time around. 14nm+ becomes 12nm, 14nm++ becomes 10nm, 14nm+++ becomes 8nm, 14nm++++ becomes 6nm (hey, we have a lower number now so must be better!), etc. Because clearly that tactic works just fine when it comes to marketing. Nobody cares about what results a process actually achieves in practice (and the very low number of apples-to-apples same-die-different-process direct comaprisons makes this hard to create layman explanations), the number is lower so it must be better!
     
  6. IamSoulRider

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    I thought Intel was three years late with 10nm, but the article says they delivered 6 years early.

    :)
     
  7. RedFlames

    RedFlames ...is not a Belgian football team

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    Believe it when i see it.
     
  8. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Hah! Yes, one of those numbers is wrong. Guess which one and win a prize!*

    * Offer not valid on a day ending in a "Y".
     
  9. adidan

    adidan Avatar now in stock for xmas 2019

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    Mais aujourd'hui est jeudi.
     
  10. Anfield

    Anfield Well-Known Member

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    Ironically it was Intel who taught the public to expect regular shrinks in the first place, but no point for them to jump back on the smaller number bandwagon now as the new marketing strategy has already started: "my EUV works better than your EUV" is going to be the new kid on the block.
     
  11. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Are you sure you don't mean

    10nm
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