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Author Topic: Interesting stuff ......  (Read 1974 times)

Black Sheep

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Interesting stuff ......
« on: June 17, 2014, 09:09:27 PM »

Beware, those easily offended by swear words please don't click on the link. The main content is fine, the subsequent 'forum chat' does have swearing in it.

http://www.iflscience.com/technology/new-type-computer-capable-calculating-640tbs-data-one-billionth-second-could
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Re: Interesting stuff ......
« Reply #1 on: June 18, 2014, 09:20:00 PM »

Could you run Crisis 4 at high settings on this new type of computer its all well having a beefy CPU as you my find your GPU becomes the bottleneck  ;)
« Last Edit: June 18, 2014, 09:22:57 PM by NewtronStar »
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Re: Interesting stuff ......
« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2014, 10:51:13 AM »

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In order to handle this flurry of information it uses clusters of specialized cores as opposed to a small number of generalized cores. The whole thing is connected together using silicon photonics instead of traditional copper wires, boosting the speed of the system whilst reducing energy requirements. Furthermore, the technology features memristors which are resistors that are able to store information even after power loss.
Read more at http://www.iflscience.com/technology/new-type-computer-capable-calculating-640tbs-data-one-billionth-second-could#pFl6lkdsSdwWkHEx.99

and my first impression when I opened the link...  it looks like a Rubik cube  :D
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