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Sun's Proximity Communications - Removing Wires In your CPU

by Brad Jones

Wireless communication at the speed of light between a computer's processor and its memory. That is interesting! It has the potential to speed up computers by avoiding the time cost to send information through the copper wires used today. Additionally, it avoids road blocks related to lots of cores trying to access the memory through a limited bus. This is exactly what Sun Microsystems is working to create.

Wireless communication at the speed of light between a computer's processor and its memory. That is interesting! It has the potential to speed up computers by avoiding the time cost to send information through the copper wires used today. Additionally, it avoids road blocks related to lots of cores trying to access the memory through a limited bus. This is exactly what Sun Microsystems is working to create.

Check out more in the article Sun's Unwired Motherboard Plans


 

This article was originally published on Friday Dec 26th 2008
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