Future CPUs - 128 threads
fbsdlist at src.cx
Thu Feb 11 22:18:51 UTC 2010
> Seriously, simply because of curiosity - are MIPS CPUs used in any
> kind of "general purpose" machines?
I'm not aware of any multi-core general-purpose MIPS box.
Low-end MIPS CPUs are ubiquitous in low-end networking gear.
High-end multicore MIPS chips are mostly going into mid-to-high end
networking gear like firewalls.
They are probably not a very good fit for general purpose computing.
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