Monday, December 05, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Panasonic May Buy Headlight Manufacturer ZKW
KAIST Sues Samsung, Qualcomm And Globalfoundries Over FinFET Patent Infringement
Samsung Offers Second Gear S2 Update
Google DeepMind Makes AI Training Platform Available On GitHub
LG To Introduce 5G Broadband FDR Communication Technology
Qualcomm Leads Global Ranking of Top 10 Fabless IC Design Companies
Apple Sent Letter NHTSA Asking About Autonomous Vehicle Guidelines
Apple Blames Battery For Random iPhone 6s Shutdowns
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Intel S...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, November 28, 2006
Intel Samples 45nm Chips


Intel has already begun sampling processors on the new 45nm process. The chips are samples of Intel's upcoming Penryn core, which is a die-shrunk version of the existing Core architecture.

"We are processing the first samples of the Penryn design. These samples will go back to the design team to determine if design is working as expected," Mark Bohr, director of process architecture and integration at Intel told Reuters in an interview.

The development is a further sign that the world's biggest microchip maker is recovering from a series of missteps that caused it to lose market share to rival AMD.

The chips take Intel's latest basic chip design -- called the Core microarchitecture -- and shrink it down to circuits measuring just 45 nanometers wide, nearly a third narrower than current models.

The sample processors, known as the Penryn family within Intel, are being made at a factory in Oregon, and the company is on track to begin selling the chips in the second half of 2007. Penryn chips are expected to be available in both dual- and quad-core variants with clock speeds going up to 4.0GHz and cache sizes as large as 12MB.

Intel has mapped out a plan that calls for the company to upgrade its manufacturing technology roughly every two years, with all-new chip designs coming in between transitions.

Typically, the smaller circuitry not only boosts a chip's speed and energy efficiency, it also lets a company produce more chips from a single slice of silicon, improving profitability.

Intel's rival chip maker AMD is expected to ship its first processors made using 65-nanometer technology by the end of 2006, and the company has said it wants to get 45-nanometer products on the market by the middle of 2008 as it tries to close the gap with Intel.


Previous
Next
Nintendo Says Americans Snap Up 600,000 Wii Consoles        All News        NEC Display Solutions Expands LCD Line With New 57-Inch Display
Optical Element to Facilitate Implementation of Terabit per Square Inch Recording Technology     PC Parts News      Trust Introduces Three New HiRes Webcams

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Intel Extreme Masters Season 11 World Championship Returns to Katowice, Poland
Intel Teams Up With Delphi and Mobileye for Self-Driving Cars
Go Master Cho Wins Final Game Against DeepZenGo AI Platform
Intel Unveils Strategy for Artificial Intelligence
Intel Prepares its AI Strategy, Announces New Xeon Chips And An FPGA Card
GE Buts Artificial Intelligence Startups
Intel Could Add Wi-Fi and USB 3.1 Support In Future Chipsets
Facebook Turns To AI To Offer New Experiences
Intel Announces Drone Designed For Light Shows
Intel to Buy VR Startup VOKE
Intel introduces Atom E3900 processors For IoT
Intel Reports Strong Quarterly Revenue

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .