electro-Physics: 3.3 volts

From: Dwight K. Elvey <dwight.elvey_at_amd.com>
Date: Fri Dec 10 17:14:49 2004

Hi Joe
 Actually, the East Germans fab ours. They are packaged
in Singapore. We do the design and debug, though.
 That may change in the future, who knows. Still,
by we, I included all of the AMD employees.

>From: "Joe R." <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
>At 10:25 AM 12/10/04 -0800, you wrote:
>> I don't think I'm giving away any trade secrets by mentioning
>>that the primary reason for going to lower voltages is to
>>reduce power consumption. The thinner oxides are to make them
>>work at lower voltages( needs more gain ). Power is a squared
>>factor of the voltage. Even a small reduction in voltage is
>>a big payoff in power. If we could make the transistors work
>>at 0.1 volts, we'd be doing it.
>> Remember, we make these things.
> No you don't. The Chinese, Koreans, Malaysians and other Asians do.
> Joe
>>from AMD.
Received on Fri Dec 10 2004 - 17:14:49 GMT

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