Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 16th Aug 2005 22:58 UTC
Intel Intel, which next week is expected to announce plans to move to a new processor architecture, is switching to a new yardstick to measure processor performance: performance per watt. Intel's announcement will publicly signal an internal shift that's already taken place. After years of promoting clock speed, it's now emphasizing overall performance and power-efficiency.
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RE: finally
by stew on Wed 17th Aug 2005 13:13 UTC in reply to "finally"
stew
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2005-07-06

Now let's hope that the makers of other components join in. Hard drives and GPU also draw a lot of power these days.

I remember when computers not only ran passively cooled but didn't even require heat sinks on their chips. Ah, those were the days of silent computing!

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