Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 30th Jun 2005 12:27 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems There are increasing rumors that Alpha might be brought back to life. The Inq sets the big 'if' aside and explores the possiblities: "What if there really is a will to get Alpha back into the changed market? What sort of chip would it have to be to have that good chance of success, if any?"
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"I think if you had some cpu design exp and a budget to design a clean slate cpu today in light of todays"

what would such a dekstop cpu look like? risc, cisc, vliw, epic? 16-bit compact isa or 32-bit isa? vector units?