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 New Techniques Aid Chips' Energy Efficiency

IBM first introduced power-saving, frequency-shifting techniques in its PowerPC 750 line of processors. As process geometries have shrunk further, power dissipation has become even more of a challenge, and engineers have worked hard to improve power-saving technologies and maintain performance. This quick read gives insight on how these techniques have advanced in more recent chips.

 (Submitted by Anonymous Wed Jul 6, 2005 )


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