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Intel Reinvents Transistors Using New 3-D Structure

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Look like AMD bulldozer is going to have some real competition !
SWEEEEEEEEEEEET News !
 
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When can I buy this?
 
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When can I buy this?
btarunr said:
Today, Intel demonstrated the world's first 22nm microprocessor, codenamed "Ivy Bridge," working in a laptop, server and desktop computer. Ivy Bridge-based Intel Core family processors will be the first high-volume chips to use 3-D Tri-Gate transistors. Ivy Bridge is slated for high-volume production readiness by the end of this year.
Next year probably.
 

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Cool video. This is still quite different than what I remember reading a few years ago about companies trying to build a 3D die rather than the planar ones we have now. While that would be amazing, and could exponentially increase the number of transistors allowed, cooling such a thing would be the problem.

Either way, this is a neat breakthrough, and I'm surprised to see it'll already be put into effect on Ivy Bridge. Should make for some impressive power consumption benefits over Sandy Bridge with similar (if not better) performance!
 
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This is pretty cool, and pretty soon too. I wonder how it will affect the industry though, as this is an Intel piece of work. Will others be able to license it/use it or would they have to do it some other ways if they want in on it? There are other methods for doing it, but how far have they come?
 

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Look like AMD bulldozer is going to have some real competition !
SWEEEEEEEEEEEET News !
The way things are looking, Intel's current lineup will be competing with Bulldozer.
 

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The way things are looking, Intel's current lineup will be competing with Bulldozer.
But don't you think with this advantage in computing power it will be a landslide for Intel ? I mean a 3D transistor ! This is a true break through .
 
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The way things are looking, Intel's current lineup will be competing with Bulldozer.
well considering i've heard rumors bulldozer struggles to beat sandy bridge thats not all good news

also:bring back spock or kitt
 
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Well cya later AMD.... Like I said before Intel is not the Microsoft of the Computing world. Cheaper to make sure.... but prices will now sore in terms of no competition.

But really cool tech though.... that will be awesome to be able to overclock a CPU to 5 or 6 ghz on air hit only 45c/50c and and also be only drawing 80 watts.

This should definitely be fun... as long as they don't take the OC option away in the future.

Of course I am totally making up numbers here.... but it's were my head first goes.
 

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But don't you think with this advantage in computing power it will be a landslide for Intel ? I mean a 3D transistor ! This is a true break through .
Isn't that kind of what I just said?
 

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well considering i've heard rumors bulldozer struggles to beat sandy bridge thats not all good news

also:bring back spock or kitt
WOW this indeed is a crushing blow for AMD then . May even put them out for another 5 years or MORE ! WOW I know what I am sticking with . Intel FTW :rockout::respect:
 
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Isn't that kind of what I just said?
yes - do i have to explain everything to you?
if the current gen competes with bulldozer, then ivy bridge should be leagues ahead.

now do you understand what you said?
 
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WOW this indeed is a crushing blow for AMD then . May even put them out for another 5 years or MORE ! WOW I know what I am sticking with . Intel FTW :rockout::respect:
I would agree as long as they don't rape you for the cost. I mean their hole point is to make it more efficient and cheaper! If it's cheaper then it should cost an arm and a leg either.

Also as long as they don't try to play god with it and take all the fun out of messing with this technology. Example lock the multiplier too.
 

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yes - do i have to explain everything to you?
if the current gen competes with bulldozer, then ivy bridge should be leagues ahead.

now do you understand what you said?
Yes I get it now :twitch:
Man AMD is sure in a world of hurt ! :cry: All the AMD heads out there are :cry::cry::cry::cry::cry: there eyes out .
 
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Yes I get it now :twitch:
Man AMD is sure in a world of hurt ! :cry: All the AMD heads out there are :cry::cry::cry::cry::cry: there eyes out .
im sorry... i can't resist sometimes ;)

shut your mouth ! , my main is i7 but i still have amds :)

i do agree though, unless they have just been quiet and are almost ready for their own, this will change things. especially if intel can at least not be tons more expensive than they already are. and by that i just mean most buyers will still choose the cheaper one, unless it's crazy technology for not that much more...
 
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well intel invented something all over again . so when AMD did that? i can't remember :p

finally something really exciting and new :) can't wait to see what will come up from this,

also i wonder can they just build like more bridge on same transistor? like 2 bridge that have control over 3 flow of current each? hehe that would be 9x 1 transistor!
 
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When I heard 3d i thought they were stacking the transistors on top of each other but what they're planning to do also sounds awesome. Give me my 10 Jugahurtz CPU nau Intel! :D