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PALO ALTO, Calif. — Hewlett-Packard researchers have proposed a fundamental rethinking of the modern computer for the coming era of nanoelectronics — a marriage of memory and computing power that could drastically limit the energy used by computers.
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To distinguish the new type of computing from today’s designs, he said that systems will be based on memory chips he calls “nanostores†as distinct from today’s microprocessors. They will be hybrids, three-dimensional systems in which lower-level circuits will be based on a nanoelectronic technology called the memristor, which Hewlett-Packard is developing to store data. The nanostore chips will have a multistory design, and computing circuits made with conventional silicon will sit directly on top of the memory to process the data, with minimal energy costs.
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This is an interesting read. Can you imagine having your RAM mounted directly to the processor/storage drive? SATA3 be damned I'll take what they are having!
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