back to article Apple and Intel likely the first to use TSMC’s 2nm node in 2025

Apple and Intel are likely to become the first customers for TSMC's advanced 2nm manufacturing process when the node goes into production in late 2025, according to new reports. The reports, which come from Taiwanese outlets DigiTimes and UDN, are supplemented by a financial analyst's suggestion that Intel plans to use TSMC's …

  1. NeilPost Silver badge

    Sounds like Intel still have a truckload or catching up to do if they are at the head of the queue to use TSMC’s 2nm fab…. despite the flowery language coming from Gelsinger.

    1. Yet Another Anonymous coward Silver badge

      But when did Intel ever fail to deliver on a fab generation ?

  2. Terje

    It may also be that they realize they won't have enough capacity on the new nodes for a number of years to cover what they project they will need. After all setting up and or retooling fabs to a new node is not quick.

  3. NoneSuch Silver badge
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    I'm waiting patiently for the -4nm process. Only available in the multi-verse.

  4. Chris the bean counter

    So Intel has designed a chip that relies on both TSMC and Intel fabs hitting volume production on time.

    What could possibly go wrong.

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