In defence of multi-core

Posted on Monday, Nov 06 2006 @ 07:22 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Critics of quad-core and multi-core have been out in force this week. Is this new hardware overkill - too much, too soon? Wil Harris doesn't think so, and explains why the move to multi-core is crucial for the future of the industry.

"So for people to take it to task for being 'overkill', for me, is like saying that a Ferrari is overkill for driving to work. So what? That doesn't make the Ferrari a bad car, it doesn't make it bad value, it just means that most people will be buying a Clio, or whatever. The Ferrari still rocks out."

Check it out over here at Bit Tech.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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