As technology continues to scale to finer dimensions, large caches are being integrated into microprocessor die. This chart shows the general trend of large cache integration.
Subcommittee chair Stefan Rusu of Intel in Santa Clara, CA will present on trends in high-performance digital. The relentless march of process technology, he says, brings more integration and performance. IBM’s System z processor leads the charge at ISSCC 2013, clocking in at 5.7GHz and with 2.75B transistors. Read more.