Recently, Intel CPU shortage has become Intel's primary problem. According to Intel's official statement, the shortage and price increase are not due to the supply shortage, but the demand growth is too fast and exceeding expectations. Therefore, Intel has previously announced that it will increase its investment by 1 billion US dollars this year to increase production capacity. This year's total capital expenditure of Intel will reach about 16 billion US dollars.
According to Intel's latest product change notice (PCN), its newly released 9th generation Core processor (i9-9900K/i7-9700K/i5-9600K) will continue to be packaged and tested at the Malaysian plant. In addition, the Vietnam factory will also Join it to increase production capacity. Intel emphasized that the processors produced by the two factories are identical in all respects.
According to media reports,part of Intel's new investment of 1 billion US dollars this year will be invested to the Fab 24 fab in Ireland, which is the main production base of the latest 14nm++ process, including the 8th generation Core and 9th generation Core. According to the report, Intel's short-term expansion in Ireland is about 50 million euros, which will create more than 4,000 jobs. Considering Ireland's tax cuts, Intel is expected to continue investing up to 2 billion euros in the country.