“Hafnium high-k, what?” you ask? What does it all mean? Yes, I know. To many of us this all sounds like a bunch of technical mumbo jumbo and makes us all feel like we’re back in high school chemistry class. … Read more
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The first tech reviews are out, and Legit Reviews said “the new Intel Core 2 Extreme QX9650 is the fastest processor on the market today.” Even TIME Magazine named Intel’s new 45nm process one of “The Best Inventions Of The … Read more
From Anand Chandrasekher’s opening keynote, the magic of 45nm technology . . . Anand also showed a working 32nm wafer.
Paul Otellini looked back on 40 years of innovation at Intel, outlined the company’s three main capabilities (silicon technology, Intel architecture, and market creation), and gave his vision for the future. “Today’s innovations are the basis of future technology,” Otellini … Read more
How does 45 make 400 fit into a single human red blood cell? The answer is beyond me. From what I gather, it’s even beyond mathematical and possibly dangling somewhere in the metaphysical.
See NEW video at the end of this post. 45 is an important number. In 45 BC Julius Caesar won a victory over the armies of Pompey and proclaimed himself the sole ruler of Rome. Some 2000 years later, in … Read more
There is a lot of talk right now about 45nm – the newest and most exciting step along the Moore’s Law story. (Yes, it IS exciting…) Essentially it means that transistors can be made smaller, and the smallest feature size … Read more
The deep power down state (aka C6) is another interesting and unique feature. We save away the entire processor state for the cores and turn off the caches and put the cores in an extremely low power state. This significantly … Read more
Hello, this is Dileep Bhandarkar blogging from Beijing, where it is already tomorrow today! There is a lot of buzz here about Penryn. So, what exactly is Penryn? Penryn is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California, in the United … Read more
10 years ago I helped to launch IDF. It was a small gathering of a couple hundred focused on Intel and industry technology directions. We viewed its key purpose as bringing the key technologists of the industry together to jointly … Read more