Intel on its official Twitter account announced today that its first CPU micro-architecture built on its upcoming 10 nanometer silicon fab process, the 9th generation Core “Cannon Lake,” is on track.  Intel also announced that its second micro-architecture on the new 10 nm process, codenamed “Ice Lake,” is taped out. Facing stiff competition after years from […]

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After being the first to reach 22nm then subsequently 14nm FinFET, Intel’s chip development pace has slowed considerably for the move to 10nm with many losing confidence in Intel’s ability to maintain a chip manufacturing advantage over competitors such as TSMC, Samsung, and GlobalFoundries. During Intel’s CES 2017 press conference, Intel CEO, Brian Krzanich however, […]

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