October 20, 2008 -- The recent appearance of multicore system-on-chip (SoC) devices has rearranged the boundaries among silicon devices, boards and subsystems. This trend has led to significant changes in chip-to-chip and board-to-board interconnect requirements. Are existing standards-based interconnects ready for this transition?
By Greg Shippen. (Shippen is a system architect for the Networking Systems Division of Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.)
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