Saturday, February 11, 2006

Multicore Hardcore

If there still was any doubt: Thanks to free market competition, we'll have desktop machines with hundreds of CPU cores in the foreseeable future.

Intel - nervous because their superior Itanium processor bit the dust and AMD's Opteron stole the glory - has announced they intend to put hundreds of CPU cores on a die.

This is good news for future Tsumego solvers..