Intel offers peek at future chips

By Julio Franco
Feb 17, 2004
  1. Intel will give a glimpse of what the insides of computers might look like in a few years when it presents research results at a conference this week.

    Researchers from the Santa Clara, Calif.-based chipmaker will present papers at the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco that will describe, among other projects, a low-power, high-speed arithmetic logic unit (ALU) that can run both 32-bit and 64-bit code. This, in turn, could allow the company to make Pentium-class chips that could run both types of software. The ALU churns calculations with whole numbers instead of decimals.

    Read more: CNet News.
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