The first chip to pack more than two billion transistors is about to be launched by Intel.
The quad-core chip, known as Tukwila, operates at speeds up to 2Ghz, like a standard PC chip. Last year IBM released what was described as the “world’s fastest commercial chip” that operates at 4.7Ghz, but their dual-core Power6 processor contains just 790 million transistors.
Intel is set to unveil Tukwila at the International Solid State Circuits Conference this week.
from BBC Tech News
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