Tag Results for stack (7)

  1. IEDM: 3d Stackenblocken

    Actual footage of Intel's D1D production/development fab This Conan skit explains not just what chipmakers are trying to do about the interchip communication problem, but also the problem that plagues the solution. First: what is 3-d chip stacking and why would you do it? Stacking layers of integrated circuits atop each other is a solution to interchip communication problems detailed in a recent Spectrum article on multicore's very bad, no good, terrible day. At the heart of the trouble is the so-called memory wallâ''the growing disparity between how fast …

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