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Intel Research Chip Advances 'Era Of Tera'

Intel researchers have developed the world's first programmable processor that delivers supercomputer-like performance from a single, 80-core chip not much larger than the size of a finger nail while using ...

Feb 12, 2007
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3D Display Offers Glimpse of Future Media

(PhysOrg.com) -- The 3D objects in the display box may at first look like a product of smoke-and-mirrors trickery. That impression would be about half right, as a rapidly spinning mirror is one important component ...

Nov 10, 2008 weblog
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AMD Phenom II Quad Core Overclocked to 6.3Ghz

(PhysOrg.com) -- AMD has been showing off their soon to be released 45nm "Deneb" desktop chips which have been overclocked to 6.3Ghz. Unless you can get your hands on some liquid nitrogen, don´t expect to ...

Nov 24, 2008 weblog
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Intel Microchip Packs Two Billion Transistors

Intel has just announced the first microchip that contains more than two billion transistors - tiny switches that together perform the calculations in computers. The chip, known as Tukwila, marks a milestone ...

Feb 04, 2008 weblog
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'Space Cube' could be world's smallest PC

Measuring just 2 inches by 2 inches, the Space Cube is roughly the size of a large die. However, the cube is actually a tiny PC, developed by the Shimafuji Corporation in Japan.

Aug 28, 2008 weblog
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Researchers Set Speed Record for Silicon-Based Chips

A research team from IBM and the Georgia Institute of Technology has demonstrated the first silicon-germanium transistor able to operate at frequencies above 500 GHz. Though the record performance was attained ...

Jun 20, 2006
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Supercomputer Sets New Performance Record

The world’s fastest supercomputer, BlueGene/L, set a new performance standard on June 22, 2006. Housed at Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Lawrence Livermore National ...

Jun 23, 2006
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Reconstructed WW II Code Cracker Colossus Defeated

A monumental achievment in reconstructing Colossus the first code cracker computer used by Allied forces in World War II. In a timed contest between Colossus and the modern PC Colossus was defeated by a modern ...

Nov 16, 2007 weblog
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