News on January 27 According to Taiwan media DigiTimes, citing unidentified industry insiders, Intel signed an outsourcing contract with TSMC last year and will manufacture chips for CPUs using 3-nanometer technology in the second half of 2022. According to reports, Intel will become TSMC’s second largest customer on 3-nanometer chips, second only to Apple.
According to Bloomberg’s previous report, Intel is negotiating with TSMC and Samsung to discuss the possibility of outsourcing some high-end chips to two manufacturers. According to reports, Intel’s negotiations with Samsung are said to be in a more preliminary stage.
As early as 2018, Intel outsourced some 14-nanometer chip production to TSMC due to high demand and manufacturing problems.
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