Intel Shows Off the Chip Tech That Will Power Your PC in 2025

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger holds an 18A silicon wafer

Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger holds a wafer of prototype memory chips made with the 18A manufacturing process due build chips arriving in 2025.

Intel; Screenshot by Stephen Shankland/CNET

Intel on Thursday showed a silicon wafer studded with chips built with a manufacturing process that’s set to arrive in 2025, a signal intended to reassure customers that the company’s years of chip manufacturing difficulties are behind it.

“We remain on or ahead of schedule against the timelines that we laid out,” Chief Executive Pat Gelsinger said of the company’s plan to improve manufacturing processes. He showed off a gleaming wafer of