I ve stopped caring about hardware specifications in today s personal gadgets because they seem to matter less and less lately.
But if you re working on complex tasks like encryption, you ll need all the firepower you can get your hands on.
IBM manufactured it using an older 32nm CMOS process than the one it currently uses for modern chips.
The UC Davis researchers say that their chip executes instructions more than 100 times more efficiently than a modern laptop processor.
So what are 1,000 cores good for, anyway?
No, you can t borrow this to run DOOM at 4K.