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Quicker, simpler, smarter chips

Quicker, simpler, smarter chips

作者:赖够  时间:2019-03-07 02:13:02  人气:

By Mark Schrope in Saratoga THE man who wrote Linux, the upstart rival to Microsoft’s Windows operating system, now believes he’s ready to take on Intel—with a new low-power microprocessor that is claimed to extend the battery life of laptops and palmtops. Linus Torvalds says that his company’s new Crusoe processor is just as fast as its rivals, only smaller and cheaper to make because it has shed many thousands of transistors. Transmeta, a company in Santa Clara, California, where Torvalds is a senior software engineer,