So speaking in theoretical terms, what would be a Clock limit for a Silicon based core ? We of course also need to take into account the physical size of the core. I assume at a certain point, you lose speed because the core is just to big. So where do you think is that point ?
Could we for example see something like 12GHz on a single core ?
Or is the sky the limit and we could, with a big cooling solution, see 20GHz on a core ?
From what i have been able to read, there is no limit in terms of how fast you can make the Core. The limit comes from different stuff such as the Memory. A 12Ghz Core is all but worthless if you dont have Memory that can keep up.
Not to mention the heat that would build up. Transistor size is also important. We are at around 7nm right now and some companys plan to reach 3nm by 2022. How much that plays into it i am not sure.
So yeah, what do you think of this ?