New chip boosts PC speed

Hoping to make an old idea new again, upstart chip designer ClearSpeed Technology Inc. has developed an add-on processor that can dramatically boost the speed of off-the-shelf PC servers with minimal power

consumption.

Fast but power-efficient is a combination of qualities that could be attractive to government research and analysis outfits that want to build supercomputer-class clusters using densely packed PCs

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    Pentagon focuses on research, cyber in 2021 budget request

    The Defense Department wants to significantly increase funds for research, cyber, and cloud.

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