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Intel’s $20 billion in new fabs won’t end chip shortage

September 29, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Intel has begun building two massive chip fabs in Arizona at $10 billion a piece once fully equipped.

But these will not come into production in time to end a chronic semiconductor shortage that’s crippling car manufacturers and many other industries.

Intel is the world’s largest supplier of server, desktop and mobile computers. It is in the midst of a business transition towards also making custom chips for customers. Intel has tried this foundry model twice before.

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