How AMD will bake its 65nm processors

Posted on Monday, Oct 02 2006 @ 02:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
TheInq takes a look at AMD's manufacturing process:
WHEN WE PUBLISHED pictures of the Rev H/Barcelona wafers, its debut was part of a long discussion on AMD manufacturing. Oddly, it followed a talk on Intel manufacturing, and it highlighted the differences between the two in great detail. The two companies couldn't be more different.

Intel has a strategy of copy exact. Basically, whatever the technology is, it is rolled out to the relevant fabs exactly the same way. AMD has a more "on the fly" approach and experiments in real time on the production lines.
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