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Speculation: Intel will become fabless

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With the loss of its manufacturing lead, will Intel become fabless?

  • Yes, Intel is a product designer at heart, and they will seek a more flexible fabless model.

    Votes: 20 12.4%
  • No, manufacturing is integral to Intel, and they will continue to invest to stay competitive.

    Votes: 141 87.6%

  • Total voters


Senior member
Aug 22, 2017
They may still go fabless. If they can create a viable foundry business, they might spin it off and become its largest customer, like AMD did with GF.
I think at most, IFS will become wholly owned subsidiary business of Intel. AMD was forced to spinoff GF just to survive after all.
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