• Order of the Butterfly
    Order of the Butterfly
    Posts: 365 from 2003/3/28

    except that it has more than one core and is manufactured in a rather conservative build process.

    Only high performance high end stuff tends gets built on the latest nodes. The high volume and especially low cost stuff is usually a generation behind. Everyone does this, even Intel.

    It's also easier to build something new on an existing proved process than build it on a newer ramping process. You'll probably find it'll move to 32 or (more likely) 28 nm once they've ramped properly.


    Or do you refer to the debunked hoax spec sheet here?

    Some of it is clearly wrong, but some (e.g. eDRAM) is clearly correct.
    It's not that adventurous anyway, the important number - single precision floating point - is lower than the PS3's Cell.
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