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Billions of Transistors Make Up a Processor. A New Video Shows How They are Made.
Intel Images: The Making of a Microchip
Intel builds processors at the heart of nearly everything. And transistors – lots and lots of them – make up the engine that powers every Intel processor. To build a modern microchip, Intel’s engineers place billions of these tiny switches into an area no larger than a fingernail. It’s one of mankind’s most complex feats, and it’s happening every day across Intel’s global network of chip manufacturing facilities.
In February, Intel produced a video that animated a chip’s journey from concept to customer. For a deeper look into the chipmaking process and the technological marvels that are Intel’s transistor technology, view the video “From Sand to Silicon: The Making of a Microchip.”
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