Intel announces $3.5 billion investment in 'chip-stacking'

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The plans will create 700 new permanent jobs in New Mexico
Intel has given more details about its plans to revamp its manufacturing, in an effort to lower its reliance on Asian companies.

The firm has announced a $3.5 billion investment in its existing chip fab in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, to develop its 'Foveros' chip-stacking technology.

Most processors use a so-called monolithic design, where everything happens on a single piece of silicon, which simplifies data management, design and manufacturing. However, companies are starting to look at different approaches. AMD, for example, is experimenting with 'chiplets',…
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