30 Oct '14, 3pm

Has Moore’s Law Become Moot for PCs?: What a (little) difference four and a half years makes

Has Moore’s Law Become Moot for PCs?: What a (little) difference four and a half years makes

Desktop computers are no longer the polestar of the computing firmament, as people have embraced smartphones and tablets by the million. These portable devices have the obvious advantage of being with you wherever you go, but they are also empowered with a multitude of sensors —such as barometers, GPS, and accelerometers—that make no sense in a stationary PC. Still, when at home or the office, I feel more comfortable interfacing with a physical keyboard, a large display, a powerful processor, and lots of memory. So, bucking the trend, I recently invested in a new PC. My existing PC was four and a half years old and was a packaged system from a large electronics retailer. I assembled the new PC myself from premium components—CPU, motherboard, memory, power supply, case, and so forth. After I got the new PC going, I studied the old and new systems and thought about what the ...

Full article: http://spectrum.ieee.org/computing/hardware/has-moores-la...

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