3D Processors?

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by guzhogi, Apr 6, 2015.

  1. guzhogi macrumors 68030


    Aug 31, 2003
    Wherever my feet take me…
    I've been hearing lately news about manufacturers making 3D flash chips. Does this translate well to CPUs/GPUs? I don't much about chip design, so just curious. Just one of those daydreaming thoughts, you know?
  2. chown33 macrumors 604

    Aug 9, 2009
    Intel already ships its tri-gate technology in CPUs. See a tri-gate description here, with diagrams (and note year of article):

    They're not the only one. FinFET is the broader term for the technology.

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