Issue No. 05 - May (2005 vol. 38)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MC.2005.160
Computer performance has been driven largely by decreasing the size of chips while increasing the number of transistors they contain. In accordance with Moore?s law, this has caused chip speeds to rise and prices to drop. This ongoing trend has driven much of the computing industry for years.
multicore processors, dual-core chips, processor architectures
D. Geer, "Industry Trends: Chip Makers Turn to Multicore Processors," in Computer, vol. 38, no. , pp. 11-13, 2005.