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docdivakar
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re: Intel boosts capex, eyeing 7-nm node
docdivakar   7/27/2011 10:37:23 PM
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@rick.merritt: I hope you get to attend IDF in Sept and give us an update. The Ultrabooks or tablet notebooks (or whatever buzzword fits!) could become a savior for Intel. The popularity of a tablet platform combined with computing horsepower at no/lower additional power consumption can be a real enabler. Looks like the fabs/IDM's at the next processor nodes can all be counted with digits in one hand! MP Divakar

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re: Intel boosts capex, eyeing 7-nm node
Etmax   7/25/2011 1:42:00 AM
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At least this is one company that continues to invest in its future through research. Too many companies sit on the fence once they're ahead.

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re: Intel boosts capex, eyeing 7-nm node
Toilavua   7/21/2011 11:43:30 PM
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It's good for Intel to pave the path for Tablets, Smartphone market. Otherwise, they might be falling behind ARM in recent future.

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re: Intel boosts capex, eyeing 7-nm node
resistion   7/21/2011 3:49:57 PM
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It could be more tracks to handle more capabilities (at very least).

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re: Intel boosts capex, eyeing 7-nm node
rick merritt   7/21/2011 2:39:25 PM
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I wonder if the extra spending is to pave the way for 450mm wafers.

resistion
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re: Intel boosts capex, eyeing 7-nm node
resistion   7/21/2011 5:27:53 AM
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Doesn't this also mean they made some decisions about their 7 nm process?

resistion
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re: Intel boosts capex, eyeing 7-nm node
resistion   7/21/2011 4:48:34 AM
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..or whatever future device market. (@daleste)

daleste
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re: Intel boosts capex, eyeing 7-nm node
daleste   7/21/2011 3:00:03 AM
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When you have more, you spend more. Intel is using their cash to pave the way to future income in the netbook market.



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