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Glenn Gipson September 7th, 2005 10:20 PM

6.8 ghz CPU + 2TB diskless Drive

Is it Vapor Ware? You be the judge...

Terry Thompson September 7th, 2005 11:55 PM

So, what does something like that go for or is it a joke. I've never heard of optical memory (except on a spinning disk) nor have I seen anything near 2 TBs of memory. I try to keep up with the industry but stranger things have happened before. For instance the ability to actually "write" to a CD. That was a big step.


Ahmet Ilhan September 8th, 2005 01:35 AM

well strange...although the company says it will join CES 2006 with its products (expected selling price: 6000 $ for 1TB non-volatile Quantum-Optical Synchronous RAM), such a big step should have attracted much more attention on the web.

when the blue ray laser was invented in 90's by a japanese scientist it made big on technology media at that time and it could be applied to household use just recently.

I am sure someone will visit them in CES 2006 and shsre the views with us.

James Connors September 8th, 2005 05:19 AM

I would love to know how they have a 6.8ghz clockspeed running in a mobile platform without it catching fire.

Its their own brand of chipset so if it exists, I doubt it'd be comparable to a current gen Intel or AMD chip clocked that high.

Robert Mann Z. September 8th, 2005 08:42 AM

i believe this entire site is a joke... i love the "we are #1" banner they have on there site

James Emory September 9th, 2005 07:08 PM

Here is some more talk about this chip.


Greg Boston September 9th, 2005 07:23 PM

Having come out of a 25 year career in the semiconducor industry, I can say that the engineers say that we will eventually have computers that run on 'light' because we are hitting the limits with traditional manufacturing methods. This company may have a first successful attempt on their hands. Or, maybe not. Time will tell for sure.


George Ellis September 10th, 2005 09:45 PM

This is totally bogus. The first big hint is them running XP and Linux on it. All processors have to have a kernel and hardware drivers to run those OSs on top of them. MS and the Linux community are not confessing to writing kernels. I would have seen a notation on a new kernel from MS, but have not. In other words, those pictures of XP are fake. I can change XP to show I am running a processor at 1 THz. Had not tried to fake storage sizes though.

Stephen Finton September 10th, 2005 10:17 PM

From the text:

4 chips x 256GB each
One word = 4 x 64bits
Communications with AtomChip@Quantum@ II processor through
AtomChip@ decoder/transceiver and AtomChip@ co-processor.

6.8/4=1.7Ghz each

They're more than likely stacked and in parallel.

The only thing that is left is the memory and I have heard of some companies developing a non-volatile memory that saves the gate info when you turn off the computer. It does this by magnetically locking the gates. Leaving the memory just as permanent as anything you would write on a hard drive.

The capacity of the memory modules is what blows me away! But I guess it could be possible. There's no reason why they would pursue a new technology, if it didn't have the potential to hold more information.

Brian Wells September 11th, 2005 01:47 AM

Quantum-Optical Technology Illustrated (the complete tell-all...)

Heath McKnight September 11th, 2005 08:45 AM

My friend was so excited until we saw that page last night (http://atomchip.com/_wsn/page3.html). Their technology is based on quarter-inch jacks, commonly found on the end of head phones from the 70s.


Heath McKnight September 11th, 2005 08:49 AM

And this:


And this:


Atom Chip is promising to show it off at CES 2006...


Heath McKnight September 11th, 2005 08:59 AM

Then there's this:


and this:


The alleged founder of Atom Chips.


James Emory September 11th, 2005 09:31 AM

Heath, did you not see my post, copycat? :)

Peter Jefferson September 12th, 2005 09:13 PM

although theoreticaly it IS a possibility, i dont see this happening anytime soon..

Heath McKnight September 12th, 2005 09:28 PM

It seemed too obvious.


Kyle Edwards September 14th, 2005 08:39 PM

Give him a call.

**phone number removed by admin, please do this in private**

Lives in Westbury, only 4 towns away from me.

Tavis Shaver September 15th, 2005 06:24 AM

Yeah i gotta call mega-bullsh1t on that.

Kyle Edwards September 15th, 2005 07:27 PM


Originally Posted by Kyle Edwards
Give him a call.

**phone number removed by admin, please do this in private**

Lives in Westbury, only 4 towns away from me.

His number is listed through CES too. Not very hard to find.

Damon Botsford September 15th, 2005 07:41 PM

Check out the spectacular video from their website!


This things real.... yeah, and I'm a Chinese fighter pilot.

Wayne Morellini September 16th, 2005 04:44 AM

I've been told by a friend who is well into this stuff, that it is a hoax, that there is a quantum disk parts showing with the cover off the processor.

Note the clean room appears to be not so clean setup and cheap. You will also note the lens on the phono plug system (nice one) appear to point towards the case, where they would have little function (unless they are ball lens).

However something like this could come out one day, who knows maybe we have got lucky, but until I see working proof I'm skeptical. I should note, that I knew people that were actually negotiating on working on technology like this, but that tech was a lot lot lot faster (and we still haven't seen that). There is a lot of uneconomical stuff in the labs out there for years, like holographic memory cubes.

PC OS's and code can be emulated.

Ahmet Ilhan September 16th, 2005 06:51 AM

after watching the video, I just think this cannot be a scam.

it is just a mockery. they are having fun. nobody can expect people to believe this.

Craig Terott September 16th, 2005 08:49 AM

Shouldn't this thread be in AREA 51?

Craig Terott September 16th, 2005 12:00 PM

Can't wait till this expo, if for only shear entertainment value. Someone pleeeeese bring a voice recorder so we can hear this guy squirm and play dodgeball with pointed questioning. And I want to hear him explain why his laptop is not fully funtional.

Stephen Finton September 16th, 2005 05:00 PM


Originally Posted by Damon Botsford
Check out the spectacular video from their website!


This things real.... yeah, and I'm a Chinese fighter pilot.

I like how they cut to a still image of the chip so they can do the chroma key overlay. LOL!

Wayne Morellini January 4th, 2006 06:41 PM

OK, anybody at CES to check out where ever this exists.

Heath McKnight January 4th, 2006 07:03 PM

I'd forgotten about this thing. Let's see if they actually show up.


Wayne Morellini January 5th, 2006 02:54 AM

Yes, I want to see if I need $2K, or my own flying saucer to get this thing ;)

This is where the CES pages says they are at:

Company Booth(s):
Booth Number Show Location
36604 South Hall 4


R.P. Cuenco January 5th, 2006 07:41 PM

thats actually quite entertaining.
i wonder how they got on ces' awards site.

Heath McKnight January 6th, 2006 12:17 AM

On their site, they have some awards, too. This has to be fiction.


Wayne Morellini January 6th, 2006 08:45 PM

http://www.compu-technics.com/images/solar memory.WMV

All sorts of interesting CES stuff on the gizmodo page as well.

Heath McKnight January 6th, 2006 08:59 PM

First link didn't work, 2nd links went to the guy's site, third one is unknown.


Wayne Morellini January 7th, 2006 05:45 AM

Got them all working, only the url tag had to be moved on the video link due to the space in there. All links are valid, I don't quiet get what you mean?

Guest January 7th, 2006 07:19 PM

I know whats being touted here isnt inconceivable.. http://www.physorg.com/news9063.html

Even the crappy web page doesnt deter me. If you have a group of hardware engineers building a web page the last things those guys think of is graphic design.. To them its all about the message..

But what is disturbing is the video and some of the examples.. Hard to take it seriously when you see that.. They are booked to appear at the electronics show should be interesting..


Craig Terott January 20th, 2006 12:19 PM

Did anyone visit their booth?

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