Sunday, September 30, 2018

Intel is investing $1 Billion In 14nm to meet demand

According to [LINK] Intel 10nm is on track for HVM 2019 and they are investing an additional $1 billion in 14nm production ramp.

"We are clearly entering into uncharted territory as far as the x86 market goes, with demand at an all-time high, Intel struggling to get its 10nm process out and AMD as competitive as ever. Intel’s 14nm process has been seeing incredible demand and the company will be putting in an additional $1 billion to ramp production up. One key thing to note here is that hardware for 14nm and 10nm fabrication is about the same – which essentially means that there is very little opportunity cost for chasing 14nm production at this time. Simply put, this update was great news for Intel shareholders."

To address this challenge Intel will:
  • Invest a record $15 billion in capital expenditures in 2018, up approximately $1 billion from the beginning of the year. We’re putting that $1 billion into our 14nm manufacturing sites in Oregon, Arizona, Ireland and Israel. This capital along with other efficiencies is increasing our supply to respond to your increased demand.
  • Improve yields for 10nm and expect volume production in 2019.

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