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Old 7th Feb 2014, 11:03   #1
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IBM rumoured to be exiting chip making business

Source claims fabs are going up for sale.
http://www.bit-tech.net/news/hardwar...2/07/ibm-fab/1
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Old 7th Feb 2014, 17:33   #2
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PPC had its moment but I'd say its ready to retire. If you want high parallelization, SPARC is better. If you want super high parallelization, GPUs are better. If you want low-power, ARM is better. If you process low parallelization with high complexity, x86 is better. On top of all of that, I get the impression AMD's current offerings perform roughly the same as PPC but at a much lower cost.
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Old 8th Feb 2014, 13:57   #3
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what happened to IBM's nano water cooling?
Could've used that on my 290
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Old 8th Feb 2014, 14:47   #4
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Oh, looks like they're cooking up for something new then?
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Old 9th Feb 2014, 17:00   #5
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Now is AMDs chance to buy some new fabs!
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Old 9th Feb 2014, 17:59   #6
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