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Semiconductor Engineering: Von Neumann Is Struggling

Michael Frank, Fellow and System Architect at Arteris IP is quoted in today's Semiconductor Engineering blog:

Von Neumann Is Struggling

January 18th, 2021 - By Brian Bailey

semiengineering-logo-2020The backbone of computing architecture for 75 years is being supplanted by more efficient, less general compute architecture.

“One of the problems is that CPUs are not really good at anything,” says Michael Frank, fellow and system architect at Arteris IP. “CPUs are good at processing a single thread that has a lot of decisions in it. That is why you have branch predictors, and they have been the subject of research for many years.”

To read the entire SemiEngineering article, please click here: https://semiengineering.com/von-neumann-is-struggling/

Topics: SoC Interconnect NoC network-on-chip memory CPU neural networks semiconductor engineering accelerators chip architectures