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Monday, 23 July 2007 14:09

Software falling behind hardware development

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shift to multiple cores has caught software developers on the hop and could create a situation where there is not enough software for new machines.

Talking to Associated Press, David Patterson, computer science professor at the University of California, Berkeley has warned that many software applications were not written for chips with multiple cores.

He said that it was possible to imagine a scenario where people stop buying laptops and PCs because we can't figure this out.

Now chip makers are no longer focused solely on speed, programmers must change their tactics and learn to send instructions to different parts of the chip instead of through a single processing core.

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