Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th May 2011 21:12 UTC, submitted by SReilly
Intel Intel has just announced its new line of processors, called Ivy Bridge, which uses a new type of transistor to reach the 22nm production process as well as maintain Moore's Law. They call it the 3D transistor, and in all honesty, this stuff goes way over my head. Even the incredibly cheesy n00b-video from Intel doesn't really make any lightbulbs appear in my head. So...
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by viton on Thu 5th May 2011 14:53 UTC in reply to "RE: Thought Atom is dead"
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ARM is not standing still.
1) ARM has already did 20nm test chip.

The company talked about their CP (Common Platform) 20nm SOC test chip based on a Coretex-M0. This core is .2mm x .2mm and contains 8K gates, 20K if you count the entire processor subsystem.

Not for production yet, of course.

2) ARM is a partner of AMD's Global foundries

3) 14nm ARMs is not so far

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