Originally Posted by eidairaman1
die shrinks are cool, just that i think companies should stick to a single node for a few product series that way they can refine them to max potential. It would reduce the overhead of retooling everytime
Well its just a tradeoff, either improve on the current process, or gain improvement from a new one and focus less on arch and more on the new process.
Apparently untill now the tradeoff was almost always clear: migrating to a new process means more of a performance increase then improving on the arch on the current process.