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Speed not Size

DeckerdSmeckerd
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Why doesn't Intel invent a node process naming convention that equates to speed?
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DeckerdSmeckerd
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I think I probably misunderstand. I am thinking about measuring the CPU more than a single transistor. What would a "special instruction" for a transistor be? Apply electricity from all directions? Lol. I guess the speed would be 0 leakage.

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n_scott_pearson
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Speed of what? Careful how you answer; this isn't as simple as you think...

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DeckerdSmeckerd
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Speed of a special instruction?
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DeckerdSmeckerd
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I think I probably misunderstand. I am thinking about measuring the CPU more than a single transistor. What would a "special instruction" for a transistor be? Apply electricity from all directions? Lol. I guess the speed would be 0 leakage.
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