In addition to TSMC and its own foundries, Intel may have a new source of production for its chips. A new report has been released claiming that the blue team is in talks with Samsung, since the executive directors of the two companies met last Monday.
According to The Korea Herald, Gelsinger traveled to Seoul, Korea, after attending the 2022 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. There, Intel CEO and Samsung Electronics Vice President Lee Jae-Yong had the opportunity to talk about unconfirmed topics, leading some to believe that it could be related to Intel, which uses Samsung foundries to produce chips.
The meeting was attended by many other Samsung executives, including Kyung Kye-Hyun, Samsung’s co-CEO of the chip business, Roh Tae-moon, the head of Samsung’s mobile division, and several other senior managers. departments within the company. company.
Intel is currently producing in its foundries and outsourcing some of its production to TSMC. However, adding a name like Samsung to the vendor list would be a great way to improve production. After all, the Korean company is the second largest foundry in the world, only after TSMC.
KitGuru says: With Samsung foundries, can Intel regain the chip supremacy it once had? Will other IDMs follow in Intel’s footsteps and begin to expand? align of suppliers?
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