Originally posted by Chalnoth
I don't think that frequency will continue to advance as quickly as it has in the recent past. More parallelism will become a necessity for improving performance.
that would seem to be the case
whoever was saying 20ghz systems in 10 years or so... that depends ENTIRELY on economic situations..
no company is going to invest in fabs to build smaller/faster products of there is no market due to no free cash in the pockets to be spent by consumers..
economy drives investment and some techs may hit the backburner for a bit if the market has no current demand for it..