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A former CPU researcher for Intel put together an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit over the weekend, where he answered the online community’s questions about his experience designing processors and working with the nano-level technology that powers your PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones. ‘eabrek’, to use his Reddit alias, had some brilliant insights about the past, present and future direction for processing tech.
Your quad-core computer doesn’t seem so great anymore now, does it, champ? AMD’s Opteron 6200 boasts 16 cores running at up to 2.6 GHz each. That is a lot of number crunching. Sadly, the monster isn’t made for you.
A little online research can make you a much better consumer when it comes time to buy a new processor, or for that matter a new PC. Here’s how.
Just last month, AMD staged an event to squeeze an amazing 8429.38MHz out of its FX-8150 processor. The highest-clocked CPU in the world — it was a big production. And now they’ve been beat by a team of one.
I can’t wait for 2013. That’s the year where Intel’s Haswell architecture arrives, bringing three very important things. One, the ability to run your laptop for 24 hours on one charge. Heaven. Two, 10 days on “connected standby”.