Issue No.09 - September (2010 vol.43)
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In 1954, when vacuum tubes and magnetic cores were the switching and memory components used in computers, the cost of performing 100,000 multiplications was 1.26 dollars. In 1978, as a result of the advances in LSI technology, it is less than 1 cent.
memory, computers, vacuum tubes
"32 and 16 Years Ago", Computer, vol.43, no. 9, pp. 11-12, September 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.245