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Re: 10Ghz CPUs

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I have read in one computer magizine that when transistors hit the 15 Ám
(nm) we would have 115 core cpus though.
I think it may be some time before 10ghz cups. Intel is focusing on this.

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> Why don't we have 10Ghz CPUs as standard in computers today?
> We seem to have been stuck around the 3Ghz mark give or take 13% or so
> for some time now. Why haven't processor speeds gone upwards for
> consumers? And why do we continue to see more and more multi-cores
> coming to the market?
> Surely at some point you have to say enough is enough and there is
> only so many cores any individual is going to need for a system? Some
> people may only need one core and just require much better speeds than
> 3.4Ghz. We seem to be stuck in a speed bottle neck.
> Anyone who knows how long it's going to be before we see a jump in
> processor speeds I'd love to know.
> Thanks,
> John

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