] The recent Microprocessor Forum produced some great
] details on forthcoming processors from a variety of
] companies for a whole range of market segments. This
] article originally started life as an MPF CPU roundup,
] but it has evolved into more of an overview of three
] specific upcoming processors: IBM's POWER5, Sun's
] UltraSparc IV, and Transmeta's Efficeon.
ARS on the near future of the computer industry from the perspective of a CPU architect. I love these articles.
I will say putting a transmeta chip next to two high performance CPUs is a little odd. They are designing for very different markets, and their divergent designs reflect that.
Ars Technica: Fall 2003 CPU roundup