Monday, March 19, 2007

Article: CPU roadmap: 2007 and beyond

CNET.com reports: "Megahertz will take you only so far. Desktop processors topped the 1GHz mark in 2000, 2GHz in 2001, and 3GHz in 2002. Nearly five years later, we've yet to see a chip leave the factory clocked at 4GHz. Power demands and heat concerns meant that AMD and Intel couldn't simply keep ramping up clock speeds with each new CPU generation without running into design obstacles with desktops and especially with laptops."

Find out what features may be ahead in new CPU designs of the near future...
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