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Moore's Law Is Showing Its Age


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Gordon Moore, Intel

Gordon Moore, seen in 2005, predicted in 1965 that chip makers would squeeze about double the transistors into the same area of silicon every year. But now Intel says it takes closer to 2 1 /2 years.

Credit: Paul Sakuma/Associated Press

No company sounds more religious about Moore’s Law than Intel Corp., whose co-founder made a famous observation about the miniaturization of chip circuitry 50 years ago.

From The Wall Street Journal
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