Toward Dark Silicon in Servers

@article{Hardavellas2011TowardDS,
  title={Toward Dark Silicon in Servers},
  author={Nikolaos Hardavellas and Michael Ferdman and Babak Falsafi and Anastasia Ailamaki},
  journal={IEEE Micro},
  year={2011},
  volume={31},
  pages={6-15}
}
Server chips will not scale beyond a few tens to low hundreds of cores, and an increasing fraction of the chip in future technologies will be dark silicon that we cannot afford to power. Specialized multicore processors, however, can leverage the underutilized die area to overcome the initial power barrier, delivering significantly higher performance for the same bandwidth and power envelopes. 

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