The new plant, to be called AMD Fab 36, will be the company's first 300-millimeter facility when volume production commences in 2006 alongside AMD's existing 200 millimeter Dresden facility, said Drew Prairie, an AMD spokesman. By using the larger wafers, AMD can cut more chips from each wafer and reduce the manufacturing cost per chip.
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