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Intel to make 22-nm chips for Microsemi

5/2/2013 04:01 AM EDT
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seaEE
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re: Intel to make 22-nm chips for Microsemi
seaEE   5/4/2013 3:42:29 AM
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If someone had asked who the next company Intel would be building 22nm chips for, I never would have guessed Microsemi.

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alex_m1   5/4/2013 9:32:39 AM
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@resistion: i'm not sure intel is competitive at lower nodes(or else it would have offered them by now). But if intel does find a way to compete at older nodes, it could really hurt tsmc who made most of revenues/profits from older nodes.

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Kresearch   5/5/2013 10:44:52 PM
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IDM based Foundry usually leave concerns to customers(could be competitors also). For Intel, there is IP conflict ahead. It also would take a while for Intel to fit into customers' specific requests or customers fit into Intel's specific offerings.

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joshxdr   5/5/2013 11:29:47 PM
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I believe the author said "defer the cost" when he meant "defray"

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