Intel Cannon Lake on track, taped in 10nm Ice Lake

Posted on Friday, Jun 09 2017 @ 12:44 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
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Well this is new, Intel is turning to Twitter to spread scoops about its upcoming processor architectures.

First up, Intel confirms its 10nm Cannon Lake processors are on track. According to earlier statements, Cannon Lake will arrive in the second half of this year.

Furthermore, the chip giant reveals it has taped in Ice Lake, which is the company's second-generation 10nm architecture. A tape-in is basically the last step in the design process before a chip company "tapes out" a product.

Intel also boasts its 10nm process is "a full generation ahead" of competitors:

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