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    Has Samsung been chosen for Intel Xe GPU manufacturing?

    Rumours swirl as Intel's Raja Koduri attends Samsung Giheung plant for 5nm EUV news.
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    Re: Has Samsung been chosen for Intel Xe GPU manufacturing?

    Nah... memory supply discussions obviously. Intel has so much idle fab capacity that they would want to make the GPUs in-house! Else how would they justify their R&D and CAPEX investments?

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    Re: Has Samsung been chosen for Intel Xe GPU manufacturing?

    With all the high profile tech bods Intel have employed in the last 18 months you'd think they would be starting to catch up by now.


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    Re: Has Samsung been chosen for Intel Xe GPU manufacturing?

    Quote Originally Posted by preter_s View Post
    Nah... memory supply discussions obviously. Intel has so much idle fab capacity that they would want to make the GPUs in-house! Else how would they justify their R&D and CAPEX investments?
    What idle capacity? They've been supply constrained for the past year, and likely most of this year as well.

    Some will get resolved when the 10nm products come online, but its still an uphill battle.

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