Monthly Archives: September 2010

News from two fronts in the low-power processor wars: AMD’s Bobcat and a 28nm low-power test chip from ARM and Globalfoundries

It’s been a big couple of weeks for major news in the world of low-power microprocessors. AMD gave two significant processor presentations at the Hot Chips 22 conference held at Stanford University on August 24. One processor, Bulldozer, is a … Continue reading

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“Power is the new timing”: A review of Paul McLellan’s new book—EDA Graffiti

I’ve taken the title for this blog entry from the name of a section in Paul McLellan’s new self-published book: EDA Graffiti. This phrase directly refers to one of the profound changes taking place in semiconductor design. In this section … Continue reading

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