ISSCC 2008 Cell Processor Update Online

Article: ISSCC 2008 Cell Processor Update
By: David Kanter (dkanter.delete@this.realworldtech.com), February 25, 2008 6:49 pm
Room: Moderated Discussions
David Wang (dwang@not.here.com) on 2/25/08 wrote:

>BTW, I then asked the presenter - what about 32 nm? If you're I/O limited now,
>what are you going to do at 32nm? (assuming there is such a 32 nm port). He gave
>a cryptic answer of "Well, the XDR stuff may be fairly old by the time 32 nm is
>ready, so we may replace it with something else." I'm not sure what that means
>exactly, but suppose they go with XDR2 and do a clean-sheet redesign of the I/O
>blocks, that would alleviate the silicon layout/bump/package constraint.

The rambus folks are definitely working on newer high performance I/O interconnects:
http://www.realworldtech.com/page.cfm?ArticleID=RWT120307033606

My guess is that's sort of what they were referring to, not XDR2.

David
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