It is hard to believe that a modern processor (CPU) is the most complex product in the world. What is so complex in this piece of metal?

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In this article I will try to explain how a modern processer (CPU) is made from the sand.

Processor Manufacturing

It takes about $ 5 billion dollars to build a processor manufacturing factory. This factory approximately has 4 years to return the invested funds in its technology, before it will start making the profit. If we make some simple calculations that comes to 100 microchips per hour that the factory should manufacture in order to return the invested funds.
Papay 4 february 2012, 14:10

Here are the results of user poll on the SSD reliability that could be useful.

Let us begin with the size statistics.

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The picture shows that the most popular formats are 120, 80 and 60, which are released only by Intel.
It is also noticed that the drives with capacity of 120 / 128 are particularly popular among users of alternative operating systems (including OS X).
Pirat 7 december 2011, 13:15