Daily Archives: December 5, 2008

Chris Nuttall

Intel Eco-TechnologyIntel has managed to make its power-hungry hot-running microprocessors a thing of the past, but now it has bigger problems to tackle, according to Justin Rattner, chief technology officer.

At a briefing on Intel’s “Eco-Technology” research on Friday, Mr Rattner showed slides on how the CPU (central processing unit) was now just a small piece of the power-consumption pie in a PC . Computing itself represented only 2 per cent of the world’s energy-efficiency problems. Read more