An Intel paper to be released Tuesday offers more details on future Nehalem processors.
Rajesh Kumar, Intel fellow and director of the Circuit & Low Power Technologies Digital Enterprise Group, gave a brief overview of a paper covering "clocking architecture" and some of the major data transfer and power savings goals for Nehalem, Intel's next-generation chip architecture due in the fourth quarter of this year. One of Nehalem's major new features is QuickPath (PDF), a data transfer technology.
He began by explaining why Nehalem integrates more components--including the memory controller--than previous Intel chips. "The reason … Read more