NVIDIA developing a CPU

Posted on Thursday, October 19 2006 @ 15:09 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Inquirer heard NVIDIA is working on a CPU!
Charlie wrote about the interesting implications of Nvidia's good fortune in acquiring some folk from Stexar, a company that was known for its X86 architecture expertise.

And now we hear that development is underway at Nvidia's just-announced Portland, Oregon, Design Center, where chip folk are beaving away on 45 nanometre designs.

The project should bear fruit sometime in 2008, as Nvidia prepares plans to compete with Intel and AMD on the blended graphic and CPU concept.




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