Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 15th Jun 2007 12:08 UTC, submitted by cragnotil
Intel Researchers at Intel are working on ways to mask the intricate functionality of massive multicore chips to make it easier for computer makers and software developers to adapt to them. These multicore chips will also likely contain both x86 processing cores, as well as other types of cores. A 64-core chip, for instance, might contain 42 x86 cores, 18 accelerators and four embedded graphics cores. In addition, Intel has updated its Itanium roadmap.
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RE: Not convinced
by MightyPenguin on Fri 15th Jun 2007 14:46 UTC in reply to "Not convinced"
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You're absolutely right.

Let's not take this hardware thing too far, after all, "640K is more memory than anyone will ever need"

(no, supposedly Gates never said that)

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