Essay about Integrated Circuit Technology

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Donald Jull
Prof. Moran III
Unit 1 Assign 1: Integrated Circuit Tech.
June 27, 2014

Transistor Count, Model and Year introduced.
Year
Transistor Count
Prcessor Model
1971
2300
Intel 4004
1972
3500
Intel 8008
1974
4500
Intel 8080
1979
29000
Intel 8088
1982
134000
Intel 80286
1985
275000
Intel 80386
1989
1180000
Intel 80486
1993
3100000
Pentium
1996
4300000
AMD K5
1997
7500000
Pentium II

8800000
AMD K6
1999
9500000
Pentium III

21300000
AMD K6-III

22000000
AMD K7
2000
42000000
Pentium 4
2003
54300000
Barton

105900000
AMD K8

220000000
Itanium 2
2004
592000000
Itanium 2
2006
241000000
Cell

291000000
Core 2 Duo
2007
463000000
AMD K10

789000000
POWER6
2008
47000000
Atom

758000000
AMD K10

731000000
AMD K10

731000000
Core i7
2009
904000000
Six-Core Opteron 2400
2010
1170000000
Six-Core i7
2010
1200000000
8-core POWER7
2010
1400000000
Quad-core z196
2010
2000000000
Quad-Core Itanium Tukwila
2010
2300000000
8-Core Xeon Nehalem-EX
2011
2600000000
10-Core Xeon Westmere-EX
2011
2270000000
(Sandy Bridge-E/EP)
2012
1303000000
Quad-Core + GPU AMD Trinity
2012
1400000000
Quad-Core + GPU Core i7
2012
2100000000
8-core POWER7+ 80M L3
2012
2750000000
Six-core zEC12
2012
3100000000
8-Core Itanium Poulson
2012
5000000000
62-Core Xeon Phi
2012
1200000000
8-Core AMD Bulldozer
2013
5000000000
Xbox One Main SoC
2014
4310000000
15-Core Xeon Ivy Bridge-EX

Based on my research and the chart referenced above, it is safe to say that…