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System-on-Wafer: Integrated Circuit Packaging Considered Harmful

Silicon wafers contain enormous numbers of microprocessors. For example, a typical 300 mm wafer, as used by Intel, can contain about 130 dies of Intel Core i7 “Sandy Bridge-E” CPUs (use the formula, Luke, and substitute S=435 mm² for a … Continue reading

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Russia Threatens to Build a 10-Petaflop Supercomputer

Russian supercomputing company, T-Platforms, was quoted on 23 December 2011 by “Computerworld” as claiming to build a 10-petaflop system. Okay, it was me who wrote “threatens”. T-Platforms didn’t state it so. What is more interesting is that their website still … Continue reading

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