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Ivy Bridge has 3d Transistors!

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  1. cheesy999

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    intel has managed to make 3d transitors,this means that moore's law, rumored to be coming to an end after 22nm will have many more years left in it, and yes, these are the chip used in IVY bridge

    http://newsroom.intel.com/community...reinvents-transistors-using-new-3-d-structure

    These have 37% higher performance and half the power consumption compared to current 32nm transistors
     
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    I'll be waiting to see what this translates to in the real world
     
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    so we can have 5gigabitches on air? sweeeeet...

    Now my sandybridge macbook pro is even less cool than before :shadedshu
     
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    I'm sure that these are a significant improvement over the previous generation, but as with any claims made in a press release, take them with a pinch of salt.

    Let's wait for reviews and benchmarks, before we get too excited about this.
     
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