The facility, called Fab 32, is a new one built in Chandler, Ariz., spokesman Nick Knupffer said in an interview here at the VMworld conference. Most of Intel's current chips are built with a process that permits 65-nanometer circuitry elements; the new 45-nanometer process means more circuits can fit on the same area of silicon wafer.Source: CNET
Intel currently builds 45-nanometer processors at its D1D facility in Oregon, but Fab 32 will be geared for high-volume manufacturing.
Intel's first 45nm fab to open in October
Posted on Saturday, Sep 15 2007 @ 03:21 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck