The data used to construct this graph have been adapted from the Microprocessor Report 9(6), May 1995 (as reported to me by Mark Seager). and the ChipList, by Aad Offerman. (My numbers are not intended to be definitive!)
|1985.25||80386||280||0.8 micron CMOS|
|1993.25||Pentium (P5)||3100||0.8 micron biCMOS|
|1995.25||Pentium Pro (P6)||5500||0.6 micron -- 0.25?|
Oct. 11, 1999: Chip
Progress May Soon Be Hitting Barrier, from the NYTimes
April 20, 2000: The End of Moore's Law, from Technology Review
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