Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Noctua launches CPU Coolers for LGA3647 Intel Xeon Platforms
Google to Bring Support for Android Messages to Desktop Browser
Tesla's Elon Musk Accuses Worker of Sabotage
Amazon Alexa Will be the Room Service in Marriott Hotels
Nvidia Uses AI to Produce High-quality, 240fps Slow-motion Video From 30fps Source
Panasonic Image Sensor Detects Objects 250 m Ahead at Night with Poor Visibility
IBM's AI Machine Learns to Debate Humans
Office to Include PDF Services from Adobe
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > PC Parts > Intel F...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Intel Focuses On Smaller, System-On-Chips For Mobile Devices


Intel on Monday said it is putting more emphasis now on system-on-a-chip technology, which is used widely in smartphones and tablets, where the company has largely been absent.

At the International Electron Devices conference in San Francisco on Monday, Intel reported on the progress of its technology for 22nm SoCs, saying that the technology will be ready for high volume manufacturing in 2013.

Mark Bohr, head of Intel's process technology development group, said Intel?s 22-nm FinFET process is cost effective, contradicting report it is 30 to 40 percent more expensive than TSMC's 28nm planar process.

Intel is applying its 22-nanometer "Tri-Gate" 3D chip technology to SoCs for the first time. Intel said its 22nm 3D process variation for SoCs outperforms its own 32nm planar process by 20 to 65 percent and covers four orders of magnitude in leakage current. Specifically, the 22nm process provides 51~56% improvements in high voltage performance used for fast interfaces such Ethernet, HDMI and PCI Express.

The new 22nm process supports high and standard performance options as well as low and ultra low power ones. It also includes SRAM designs optimized for density, power and performance some of which now hit 2.6 GHz at 1V, up from 1.8 GHz at 32 nm.

Intel's current mobile SoCs are manufactured at 32 nm. Those SoCs include the Clover Trail chip being used in Windows 8 tablets and the Medfield chips adopted for Motorola and Lenovo smartphones, among other devices. Intel's rival in the mobile chip market Qualcomm makes its top-end SoCs at 28 nm and Nvidia uses 40 nm technology.

Intel already makes PC processors at 22 nm, but SoCs pack more features onto one piece of silicon, making 22nm manufacturing more complicated.

According to current projections, 14nm wafers made with today?s 193-nm immersion lithography could be be significantly more expensive than 28nm parts. The next-generation lithography (EUV) would cut some costs as soon as the EUV lithography tools are ready by 2014, but still the new wafers are expected to me exoensive.

Commenting on the the cost of future 14nm wafers, Bohr said that although cost per wafer has always gone up each generation, the increase in transistor density at 14nm brings the cost per transistor down.

Seperately, IBM also talked about its 22-nm process. The company said it is prototyping server processors in a new 3-D ready, 22-nm process technology it hopes will deliver 25 to 35 percent boosts over its 32-nm chips, with server processors running up to 5.5 GHz and others with up to 80 Mbytes embedded DRAM.


Previous
Next
Fujitsu, NTT and NEC To jointly Develop 400Gbps-class Optical Transmissions Technology        All News        Pioneer DDJ-WeGO Controller Now Supports Algoriddm's djay Software
Intel Delivers 6-Watt Server-Class Processor     PC Parts News      G-Technology G-SPEED Storage Solutions Now Ship With 4TB Drives

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Nvidia Uses AI to Produce High-quality, 240fps Slow-motion Video From 30fps Source
IBM's AI Machine Learns to Debate Humans
Google Uses Deep Learning to Predict When a Patient Will Die
Intel to Showcase AI and HPC Demos at ISC
Deep Mind's Neural Scene Rendering System Predicts 3D Surroundings Using Its Own Sensors
New IPhones to Have Intel's 5G Modems Inside
Samsung Launches Fund to Invest in AI Startups
'Lazy State' CPU Security Hole Unveiled by Intel
Computex: Intel Introduces First 5.0 GHz Processor, 28-core CPU, 5G PCs, Fastest Ever Intel Optane SSD for Mobile
Hot Chips Symposium: Nvidia's Next Generation GPU, Intel Xeon Cascade Lake Processors and More
Intel Introduces the Optane DC Persistent Memory for Data Centers
Intel Nervana NNP-L1000 Neural Network Processor Coming in 2019

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2018 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .