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Old 18th June 2016
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Originally Posted by MarkyGoldstein View Post
More and more money you pay for a Mac goes to Intel... we are all addicted to Intel, and they sell us overpriced chips. According to their Moore's law they should double the number of transistors every 18 months, and that's not happening anymore for quite a while now.

I have now connected and synced two Macs using Ableton Link. Works well. This is the way to go: grid computing.
Moore's Law is a crock. It is a "law" based on a trend that occurred several years in a row (and it required transistors to be easily shrunk to achieve, which they were for some time). But as a predictor at this point it is hardly relevant. Transistor sizes are getting so small that improvements require a lot more extra consideration now than just "let's shrink it more" like it used to be when that 'law' was applicable.