AMD gets ahead on 7nm with the right fab choice

Hector Ruiz, AMD’s second CEO after the legendary Jerry Sanders (who said, “Only real men have fabs”) sold off the company’s fab 11 years ago and introduced the concept of “asset light.” The former Dresden fab became GlobalFoundries with financial backing from the Mubadala Investment Company in the The United Arab Emirates. Mubadala invested more in GF, bought Singapore-based Chartered ...

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