I came across a set of articles back from the 2000s that stated Intel was planning a 10Gz CPU by 2011. Obviously, this didn't pan out. But how well are Moore's law and it's cousins holding up in terms of:

  • Transistors per \$1000
  • Floating point operators per \$1000
  • The performance of the world's most powerful supercomputers?
  • The computing power available to the average consumer
  • Flops per watt of power

And which of these are likely to break down in the next few years?

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    $\begingroup$ That's a lot of questions. This site is designed for asking one question per post; I see about 5-10 questions here. Finally, I think you misunderstand Moore's law. Moore's law only predicts the number of transisters per circuit or performance of a CPU, not all those other quantities you mention. Have you read en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moore%27s_law? $\endgroup$
    – D.W.
    Jun 22 '17 at 16:03
  • $\begingroup$ I'm asking both about Moore's law and there various related laws - that's why I added "and it's cousins". I understand that I'm asking multiple questions, but they're all very tightly related to each other. $\endgroup$ Jun 22 '17 at 16:07

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