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New 167-processor Chip is Super-fast, Ultra Energy-efficient
April 21, 2009
A new, extremely energy-efficient processor chip that provides breakthrough speeds for a variety of computing tasks has been designed by a group at the University of California, Davis.
University of California, Davis
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