Reply to post: Which is why AMD is using "chiplets"

Here's a bit of Intel for you: Neri a day goes by that HPE doesn't feel CPU shortage pinch

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Which is why AMD is using "chiplets"

Pry the heatsink off the top, and you'll see chiplets with a load of CPU cores on them, clustered around a central IO chiplet.

One benefit to AMD is that if say one core core on a quad chiplet fails, and they don't sell a 3 core CPU, they don't have to bin it. They can pair it with another 3/4 success and flog it as a 6-core.

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