Intel Tukwila Is World's First 2 Billion Transistor Chip, Can Fight Godzilla Blindfolded

Tukwila is Intel's new server-oriented Itanium-family processor, the first in the world to pack two billion transistors. Most of these are used for cache memory, needed to keep its four 2GHz 65-nanometer cores fed at all times with data, instructions and probably giant radioactive lizard meat. I don't know about what… »2/04/08 6:31am2/04/08 6:31am


Intel Chips 1971 to 2007, Plus a Timeline of the Transistor's 60 Years

As promised, here are stats for 20 different Intel chips from the past 35 years, most of which I included briefly in the Moore's Law video I made earlier, along with bonus factual tidbits I came across while looking over some Intel stuff today. Here you can enjoy it at your own pace (and without the music that some of… »12/10/07 7:00pm12/10/07 7:00pm