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July/August 2011 (vol. 13 no. 4)
pp. 4-5

A new study explains why the days of obtaining performance increases due to higher processor speed are mostly over, and where we go from here.

1. S. Fuller and L. Millett eds., The Future of Computing Performance, 2011, Nat'l Academies Press, www.nap.educatalog.php?record_id=12980.
2. G. Moore, "Cramming More Components onto Integrated Circuits," Electronics, vol. 38, no. 8, 1965, pp. 114–117.
3. D. Patterson, "The Trouble with Multi-Core," Spectrum, vol. 47, no. 7, 2010, pp. 28–32.

Index Terms:
Computing performance, microprocessing speed, Moore's law, parallel computing, scientific computing
Citation:
Douglass Post, "The Future of Computing Performance," Computing in Science and Engineering, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 4-5, July-Aug. 2011, doi:10.1109/MCSE.2011.69
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