Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 4th May 2011 21:12 UTC, submitted by SReilly
Intel Intel has just announced its new line of processors, called Ivy Bridge, which uses a new type of transistor to reach the 22nm production process as well as maintain Moore's Law. They call it the 3D transistor, and in all honesty, this stuff goes way over my head. Even the incredibly cheesy n00b-video from Intel doesn't really make any lightbulbs appear in my head. So...
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RE: Thought Atom is dead
by FunkyELF on Mon 9th May 2011 17:35 UTC in reply to "Thought Atom is dead"
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This new innovation will give the Atom processor another birth. With Windows moving to ARM processors, I thought no one is going to make Atom processor netbook or small laptop ... seems like that is not the case now.

What a shame. Imagine using this process to create ARM processors. Would be able to run 4 or 8 cores at higher clock speeds with same battery life.

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