Tens or even hundreds of cores on one processor by 2015?

Posted on Thursday, Mar 03 2005 @ 23:25 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Intel researchers said that within ten years processors might have tens or even hundreds of cores.
This "many core" strategy may support hundreds or thousands of instruction threads, which may create their own problems of managing them with the appropriate compiler software, executives said.
Another thing mentioned is that in the future Intel will have to go with an on-chip memory controller - just as AMD did with the Athlon64.

More details at eWeek


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Re: Tens or even hundreds of cores on one processor by 2015?
by Anonymous on Friday, Mar 04 2005 @ 02:33 CET
Yea, Like when Intel promised a 10Ghz Pentium too.