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Re: Silicon-germanium routers?
- From: David W. Hankins
- Date: Tue Jun 20 17:10:12 2006
On Tue, Jun 20, 2006 at 12:59:54PM -0700, Tony Li wrote:
> Sure doesn't sound like it. In fact, it sound like they're pushing to a
> high frequency regardless of the power and thermal consequences.
I thought their 500 Ghz number was just for rediculous press teasing,
like the people who use lHe to push AMD chips to ~10 Ghz.
The 350 Ghz 'at room temperature' insinuation is the most interesting
> It also sounds like it's a single transistor. It takes a few of them to
> make a router. ;-)
I haven't seen any evidence to support or contradict this, so I'll
take your word for it...
A single-transistor test on a single chip would be both ludicrous
> I also suspsect that the community is not ready to transition to
> liquid-cooled systems.
I rather assumed 'at room temperature' implied a standard heat sink
Perhaps there's not enough information in that article to draw a
David W. Hankins "If you don't do it right the first time,
Software Engineer you'll just have to do it again."
Internet Systems Consortium, Inc. -- Jack T. Hankins
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