The chips that power your personal computer – Intel’s overview

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Feb 192020
 

Holy electron beams, Batman! Chips on a reel, eh.

Ever wonder about how computer chips (microprocessors) that power your personal computer are made? Well, if you’re curious for a high level overview, this PC World article includes a YouTube video by Intel (below) and some additional manufacturing videos for other products.

PC World > “This insightful Intel video explains how CPUs are made, in words you can actually understand” – From the concept stages all the way to store shelves – by Brad Chacos, Senior Editor (February 19, 2020).

Intel Newsroom > Want to better understand transistors, wafers, photolithography? Not quite sure what to make of mask operations, die sort and prep, and assembly and test? This video will help you better understand these key concepts and their roles in chip manufacturing. (Credit: Intel Corporation)
All the hard work that goes into the badass CPU at the heart of your gaming rig.