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Quad Core Quad Core Processor to bring Tera Ops?

By Phantasm66
Aug 29, 2003
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  1. Researchers at UT are working with IBM on a new CPU architecture called TRIPS (Tera-op Reliable Intelligently adaptive Processing System).

    Central to the new TRIPS architecture is a new concept called 'block-oriented execution"' which will result in a processor capable of executing more than 1 trillion operations per second.

    A chip capable of performing 1 trillion operations, a tera-op, won't emerge from the project until 2010. However, researchers are readying a prototype chip with four processor cores--the computing units inside a processor--that is expected in less than three years.

    I am sure that you will NEED one of these babies to play Quake 6!

    More here.
  2. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,383   +15

    Gosh!!! Why do things take like 10 years to make!?! Why not 1 or 2...maybe 3 :p but 2010? I dont wanna wait that long!!!!!!! How bout now :D
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