Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 13th Nov 2012 22:24 UTC
AMD "Advanced Micro Devices has hired JPMorgan Chase & Co to explore options, which could include a potential sale, as the chipmaker struggles to find a role in an industry increasingly focused on mobile and away from traditional PCs, according to three sources familiar with the situation." Woah. Bad news for competition in the x86 space.
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RE[4]: x86
by Flatland_Spider on Wed 14th Nov 2012 16:34 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: x86"
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I remember reading Sparc was hamstrung by it's sliding register window. It gets wide really well because of the window, but that window keeps it from scaling to high clockspeeds.

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