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2008-10-21 09:00:16

NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NETL), the leader in the design and development of knowledge-based processors and high-speed integrated circuits, today announced production shipments of its NL91024XT knowledge-based processor, which is capable of achieving 1.5 billion decisions per second (BDPS) and is optimized for next-generation 100Gbps systems. As the latest member of NetLogic Microsystems' fifth-generation knowledge-based processor family, the NL91024XT processor is a...

2008-07-21 08:44:45

NetLogic Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:NETL), the leader in the design and development of knowledge-based processors and high-speed integrated circuits, today announced production shipments of its NL91024 knowledge-based processor as part of its fifth-generation knowledge-based processor family. The NL91024 processor is a fully-programmable "hybrid" knowledge-based processor that features the convergence of high-performance, massively parallel knowledge-based processing with the superior...


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2010-09-07 14:54:56

The Central Processing Unit (CPU) is the processor component of a computer system that carries out the instructions of a program. It is the primary element carrying out the computer's functions and the unit that reads and executes basic program instructions. The form, design, and execution of CPUs have radically changed since the earliest examples, but their elementary operation remains very similar. Some of the first CPUs were custom-designed as a part of a larger computer. However, this...

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