[rescue] 670MP windfall in the surplus diving frenzy today.....

James Lockwood rescue at sunhelp.org
Fri Jun 22 06:29:31 CDT 2001

On Wed, 20 Jun 2001 dave at cca.org wrote:

> Any application where there is a major multi-tasking load, and
> system throughput is more important than single-process performance,
> a single chip of [n] million transistors would be much more usefull
> if it were a bunch of little simple CPUs than one big complex one.

Have you examined the MAJC implementations (check www.sun.com for
details)?  Although not a "powerhouse" chip computationally, the current
implementation feature many cores per die and this is designed to scale
for a considerable ways (the required die space per core is tiny).

-James [if only Apple had gone with vger instead of univger...]

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