Re: Terascale processors: 80 cores enough for you?
I read about half-way through the article (very well written BTW, IMHO) and then jumped to the end, so maybe I missed the answer to my question, which basically is one general Q: what will be the end result of such processors? In other words, what purpose will these serve? I can guess, e.g., multi-media, hi-res video, maybe medical technology, stuff like that. But I'm curious what Intel and others see as the need/s that such processors will fill. Will it be simply shrink what now takes many systems to compute, e.g., such as the google server farms, stuff like that? Or are there some new uses out there on the horizon that us mere mortals just don't see yet? Thanks.
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