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Press Release 08-150

Multi-Core Chip Research to Lead to Performance Gains, Power Reduction for High- and Low-End Computing with $6 Million Support from NSF, SRC

Joint research by Semiconductor Research Corporation and National Science Foundation aims at ground-breaking solutions for problems challenging the electronics industry

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The world is used to computers getting faster and more powerful with each passing year. These gains in performance depend on improving computer chips. In recent years, computers using multi-core chips have shown great promise in allowing for continued improvements in computer performance. NSF and SRC have joined together in a new initiative to improve the design and architecture of these chips.

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