The legend of Intel being two process nodes ahead of the rest of the industry is quickly coming to an end. To come to terms with this you need to do an apple to apple comparison which is what I will do right here, right now.
First and foremost let’s compare SoC silicon delivery since SoCs are driving the semiconductor industry and will continue to do so for years to come. In regards to microprocessors Intel is a monopoly and I don’t see that changing, ever. For this comparison I will use a smartphone SoC because apparently Intel has not yet figured out how to make an SoC that fits both phones and tablets like the rest of the industry (sarcasm).
In regards to processes, I’m talking about 14nm. Which 14nm process is better technically?
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