Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 24th Oct 2006 20:55 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems "Nvidia is making a CPU, but the only questions are what kind of CPU, and how the heck is it going to do it. Making an X86 based CPU is not a trivial venture, and there are enough problems to make even a company with the engineering bandwidth of Nvidia cringe. Those problems are mainly called lawyers."
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massively parrallel cores?
by bnolsen on Tue 24th Oct 2006 21:49 UTC
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2006-01-06

Hmm...current video processors have become more and more like specialized massively parallel processors.

I honeslty wouldn't be surprised to see nvidia come up with something like the Cell processor where the SPE's are actual programmable shader type units, of course more powerful (or specialized?) than the SPE's on Cell.

Ahh speculation is fun....

Edited 2006-10-24 21:50

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