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Intel's new 800 Gbps MXC cable will speed up data centers

By Scorpus
Mar 11, 2014
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  1. New cable technology from Intel will soon be available to data centers and supercomputers, providing significant speed increases over what is already available. Known as MXC, a name which isn't an acronym, the cables are based on Intel's Silicon Photonics...

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  2. VitalyT

    VitalyT Russ-Puss Posts: 3,156   +1,431

    It might need to move to our homes by 2020, if we are to enjoy the beauty of 16K video in 3D at 60fps :)
     
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  3. Brodo Laggins

    Brodo Laggins TS Rookie Posts: 22   +12

    "Known as MXC"

    Mighty Xpensive Cables amirite??
     
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  4. wastedkill

    wastedkill TS Evangelist Posts: 1,392   +329

    I am guessing this will help the NSA as well ;), I just hope google utilizes this to finally get 10Tbps broadband to the UK before UK ISP's decide to spent 50x longer to catch up to current technology like the patent system outdated...
     
  5. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,212   +174

    MXC = Most eXtreme elimination Challenge.

    (Or, how I'm familiar with that acronym.) Which of course is a TV show dubbed in English showing featuring Japanese game contestants failing spectacularly in a gauntlet with a pair of creative and comedic announcers.

    I wonder if folks at Intel are fans?
     

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