Faster Chips, Kill, Kill, Kill

February 28, 2006 | Source: Wired News

PCs with 5-GHz CPUs should soon be on store shelves. We can expect transistor counts on CPUs to double from 1 billion to 2 billion in two years, and 4 billion in four years; and the amount of DRAM per chip should continue to double from a maximum of 1 Gigabit now to 4 Gigabits per chip in four years.