Intel boss Pat Gelsinger reckons global semiconductor shortages that continue to disrupt tech industry supply chains could last until 2023, around the time Chipzilla will at last release its first 7nm process CPU, Meteor Lake.
“We remain in a highly constrained environment where we are unable to fully support demand,” the CEO noted last night on the company’s earnings call for its Q2 of fiscal 2021, ended 26 June.
Gelsinger added that in client computing, Chipzilla continued to “see very strong demand for our client products and expect growth to continue. However, persistent industry-wide component in substrate shortages are expected to lower [client computing group] revenues sequentially.
“We expect supply shortages to continue for several quarters, but appear to be particularly acute for clients in Q3.