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Old 12-26-2004, 04:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default intels's chips defective ??

just read this on reuters

"Intel needs to move faster than ever in its 36-year history after a series of product blunders in 2004, including a recall of defective desktop computer chips."

any idea which cips were recalled

the link on reuters is

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Old 12-26-2004, 04:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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the shrinking of chip feature sizes to 65-nanometers, small enough to be on the same scale as viruses; and the move to more productive 12-inch silicon wafers.
That's just crazy...Virus's size. We're not too far from the days of nanotechnology it seems. Wonder if we will eventually get down to 10nm and then below 1nm in which I don't even know what smaller than a nanometer would be.
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