Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 26th Aug 2010 23:24 UTC
IBM At the Hot Chips 2010 conference, IBM announced their upcoming z196 CPU, which is really, really fast. How fast? Fastest chip in the world fast. Intended for Z-series mainframe computers, the Z196 has a clock speed of 5.2GHz. Measuring just 512 square millimeters, the Z196 is fabricated on 45nm PD SOI technology, and on its surface contains almost one and a half billion transistors. My... Processor is bigger than yours.
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empirically?
by sPAZbEAT on Sun 29th Aug 2010 09:35 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Are they still stuck in GHz race?"
sPAZbEAT
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from experience?
imprecisely. (only to the precision needed)
also, the game is designed/evolved to the game players abilities, and demands of entertainment. (though I don't know much *how* that influences the mind's ability to make musculoskeletal etc system shoot baskets)

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