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Issue No. 09 - September (2010 vol. 43)
ISSN: 0018-9162
pp: 11-12
ABSTRACT
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.
INDEX TERMS
memory, computers, vacuum tubes
CITATION
"32 and 16 Years Ago", Computer, vol. 43, no. , pp. 11-12, September 2010, doi:10.1109/MC.2010.245
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