Intel 7nm delayed, first products to be expected in 2022, 2023. Alder Lake to be first 10nm Desktop lineup | Digit

Intel announced its Q2 2020 earnings today and one of the major announcements relayed during the investors call was that Intel had identified a “defect mode” in their 7nm process which led to yield degradation issues. As a result, Intel is delaying their 7nm timeline by six months which means that Intel’s 7nm CPUs will probably hit the market in late 2022 or early 2023. Until then, Intel will have to rely on their 14nm and 10nm processes for their production lines. Intel’s 10nm process was also delayed multiple times…