Intel Confirmed 10nm Alder Lake-S Coming in the Second Half of 2021, 7nm Meteor Lake-S Delayed to 2022 to 2023 !

Intel has just released their 2020’s second-quarter earnings press release. In this press release, Intel has confirmed that their first 10nm Alder Lake-S desktop processors will be launched in the second half of 2021. And there 7nm product Meteor Lake-S is delayed by approximately a year.

The Intel Alder Lake-S will be the successor of upcoming 11th Gen Rocket Lake-S processors. The Rocket Lake-S processor is expected to be launched in late 2020 to early 2021. And for the 10nm Ice Lake server CPU will be launched at the end of 2020.

From Intel press release:

Intel is accelerating its transition to 10nm products this year with increasing volumes and strong demand for an expanding line up. This includes a growing portfolio of 10nm-based Intel Core processors with “Tiger Lake” launching soon, and the first 10nm-based server CPU “Ice Lake,” which remains planned for the end of this year.

In the second half of 2021, Intel expects to deliver a new line of client CPU’s (code-named “Alder Lake”), which will include its first 10nm-based desktop CPU, and a new 10nm-based server CPU (code-named “Sapphire Rapids”).

The company’s 7nm-based CPU product timing is shifting approximately six months relative to prior expectations. The primary driver is the yield of Intel’s 7nm process, which based on recent data, is now trending approximately twelve months behind the company’s internal target.