Sunday, October 1, 2017

Globalfoundries: Next-generation chip factories will cost at least $10 billion

The economics of the chip industry are pretty staggering. Sanjay Jha, CEO of contract chip manufacturer Globalfoundries, recently told me that it could cost between $10 billion and $12 billion to build a next-generation chip factory, based on the latest technology, dubbed 7-nanometer production. And the generation after that, dubbed 5-nanometer production, could cost $14 billion to $18 billion

Source: VentureBeat LINK

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