| ||Thread Tools|
|3rd March 2005, 19:29||#1|
Join Date: Mar 2004
Intel banks on new architecture
But while it was relatively easy to double the clock speed from 100 megahertz to 200 megahertz and then 200 to 400 or even 600, once the speed got to around 3 gigahertz doubling that to 6 gigahertz was not that simple. In fact the chip makers are reluctant to even increase the speed to 4 gigahertz.
At these speeds all sorts of problems arise which affect everything from timing, to heat dissipation to catastrophic failure due to the laws of physics. So along comes dual core........
In fact it was actually AMD (AMD) that first proposed the dual core architecture. Intel said to itself, "We can do that!" and ran away with the idea........
Exactly what new kinds of applications develop out of new these high performance desktop computers remains to be seen. Hopefully it will be something more meaningful than Intel's remark that with dual core you can "play a game while recording multiple TV shows." We'd better see something more important than that.
Opteron 165 (2) @2.85 1.42 vcore AMD Stock HSF + Chill Vent II
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Intel Architecture Driving Future of Supercomputing||jmke||WebNews||0||16th November 2009 13:26|
|Intel next generation architecture “LGA 1366” platform - GIGABYTE X58-EXTREME||windwithme||General Madness - System Building Advice||0||1st September 2008 15:13|
|More Intel "GPU" Larrabee Architecture Disclosed||jmke||WebNews||0||4th August 2008 10:06|
|Intel Penryn architecture dissected||jmke||WebNews||0||28th January 2008 14:58|
|Intel Core versus AMD's K8 architecture||jmke||WebNews||0||1st May 2006 12:04|
|Intel Speeds Up Transition to Dual-Core Architecture||jmke||WebNews||0||29th April 2006 09:49|
|Intel to move to common CPU architecture||Sidney||WebNews||5||23rd August 2005 20:27|
|Apple switches, adopts the Intel x86 architecture||Sidney||WebNews||12||6th July 2005 21:37|
|Intel Advances Intel Centrino Mobile Technology with New Wireless Capabilities||Sidney||WebNews||0||27th August 2004 06:52|
|Intel Debuts New Processors for Cell Phones, PDAs||jmke||WebNews||0||13th April 2004 08:04|