Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
<<   <   Page 2 / 2
yalanand
User Rank
Rookie
re: AMD recruits Apple processor guru as chief chip architect
yalanand   8/2/2012 6:48:47 AM
NO RATINGS
@goafrit, no dobut Chip design is not a one man game but its always good to have a leader who can choose the best team. I am sure AMD has enough talented resource pool which along with Keller will make good team.

yalanand
User Rank
Rookie
re: AMD recruits Apple processor guru as chief chip architect
yalanand   8/2/2012 6:46:37 AM
NO RATINGS
Very good move by AMD. So after Samsung Apple will start targetting AMD for its patent violations because I am sure Keller will re-use what he learnt in Apple while defining the architecture.

TarraTarra!
User Rank
CEO
re: AMD recruits Apple processor guru as chief chip architect
TarraTarra!   8/1/2012 8:55:54 PM
NO RATINGS
Jim Keller is an industry veteran and has been around many succesful designs -Dec Alpha, SiByte, PA-Semi, Apple but he has not been the sole resonsible architect for any of these (except maybe PA-Semi). Crediting him with the low power CPUs and chips from apple is stretching it. I don't see this making any difference to AMD's short or long term viability.

markwrob
User Rank
Rookie
re: AMD recruits Apple processor guru as chief chip architect
markwrob   8/1/2012 6:42:26 PM
NO RATINGS
I'm sure AMD is already taking low power plus high performance chips very seriously, not only for mobile but everywhere. The recent news about widespread power outages in India just helps to drive home the point. Data centers suck huge amounts of power and generate lots of waste heat, so every element of those is getting intense scrutiny regarding power/performance metrics. Bringing Mr. Keller back into the fold, AMD is sending a clear message that the top management is committed to the work. As for getting the work done, I'm sure there are many very talented AMD engineers already working on high performance plus low power processors. And AMD will attract some more now that Mr. Keller is on board.

krisi
User Rank
CEO
re: AMD recruits Apple processor guru as chief chip architect
krisi   8/1/2012 6:42:26 PM
NO RATINGS
Sure, it takes a team to design the chip...but you need a vision what to design, that usually falls to one guy...Kris

goafrit
User Rank
Manager
re: AMD recruits Apple processor guru as chief chip architect
goafrit   8/1/2012 5:23:03 PM
NO RATINGS
Very good one, but this is not a game of one man. In chip design, it takes a team. One man will not change much unless he is coming with strategy and not just engineering.

eewiz
User Rank
CEO
re: AMD recruits Apple processor guru as chief chip architect
eewiz   8/1/2012 1:51:48 PM
NO RATINGS
Does that mean AMD is planning to take mobile chips more seriously?

<<   <   Page 2 / 2


Flash Poll
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

MSGEQ7-Based DIY Audio Spectrum Analyzer: Testing
Max Maxfield
9 comments
In my previous column on this topic, we discussed the step-by-step construction of the first pass at a MSGEQ7-based DIY audio spectrum analyzer for use in my BADASS Display project. Of ...

Karen Field

June 2014 Cartoon Caption Winner
Karen Field
13 comments
Congratulations to "Wnderer" for submitting the winning caption for our June cartoon, after much heated conversation by our judges, given the plethora of great entries.

Jeremy Cook

Inspection Rejection: Why More Is Less in a Vision System
Jeremy Cook
3 comments
Albert Einstein has been quoted as saying, "Everything should be as simple as possible, but not simpler." I would never claim to have his level of insight -- or such an awesome head of ...

Jeremy Cook

Machine Fixes That Made Me Go 'DUH!'
Jeremy Cook
21 comments
As you can see in my bio at the end of this article, I work as a manufacturing engineer. One of my favorite things that happens on a Friday late in the afternoon is to hear my phone ring ...

Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)