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‘high-k’ ensures that Moore’s Law will endure

Touted as the biggest change in computer chips in 40 years, the ‘high-k’ stuff allows to transition from current 65nm process to 45nm; Moore’s Law to endure, contrary to popular belief every n years that it has reached its limits! A simultaneous and independent breakthrough by IBM (and co) and Intel. IBM is to focus on higher performance, whilst Intel is to focus on lower power consumption at equivalent or better performance.

IBM, Intel pace each other with improved transistors