Photos: Intel's Single-chip Cloud Computer

Photos: Intel's Single-chip Cloud Computer

Summary: Intel's experimental 48-core SCC processor is a pointer to the future says the company. Check out the chip and the lab where it was conceived in our gallery.

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  • The Intel Germany Research Center at Braunschweig, Lower Saxony, where much of the design of the SCC took place. Other Intel labs in Bangalore and the US also contributed to the project, which the company says is a good example of how it's co-ordinating research efforts around the globe.

    Photo: Intel

  • Inside one of the three main Braunschweig lab areas — this one is where emulation and power testing takes place. Note the curious tidying power of a PR photographer.

    Photo: Intel

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