Further Study

This site (and the linked paper) explore the different types of high-level core organizations that architects may look at putting on chips over the coming years, along with analyzing the trade-offs involved in the different architectures. http://www.cs.wisc.edu/multifacet/amdahl/

Alexandra Fedorova, Margo Seltzer, Christopher Small and Daniel Nussbaum.

 

Video resources

http://www.zdnet.com/videos/parallelism/are-multicore-processors-here-to-stay/295436?tag=content;selector-videos