It seems like a company Intel experiencing serious problems. Earlier it was saidthat it will release part of its processors at capacities Samsung, but then it was about the simplest models. Now the resource Bits & chips reportedthat the South Korean giant may release a trial batch of 7-nm Intel processors with microarchitecture Golden cove.
In addition to the fact that the chip maker outsource the latest processors, it is also noteworthy that Jim Keller, who created the first version of the architecture, will have a hand in the development of the new product. AMD Zen. He is later promised increased Intel chip performance between generations, as it was in the early 2000s.
And although it will only be a test batch, the “blue” giant will obviously gain access to advanced technologies and EUV lithography.
In addition, Intel CEO Robert Swan at an international conference Credit suisse did not miss a case boast of The company's 7-nanometer process technology. According to him, the 7-nm process technology of the “blue” is identical to the 5-nm standards TSMC. This will allow the company, as expected, to remain in the saddle.