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Old 07-07-2011, 12:44 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by cowmoo32 View Post
I read about this last week but couldn't find it yesterday when I made the thread.

Researchers at LBL are working on magnetic memory that could replace processors. Nanomagnets are used to store and calculate information and given that altering one will have an effect on the adjacent magnets, they are incredibly efficient. They work at the upper limit of efficiency allowed by physics and use 1,000,000x less energy per operation than the processors we're using right now.
I could see this being a huge deal as it pretains to A/C & Servers for larger company's. Money saving's in the long run could be huge - that's if they decide to switch from the current processors to these nanomagnetic processors..... interesting. I like this thread.
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