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clearing bits far away from computation
(07-05-2015, 01:50 AM)Bear Wrote: ... it would introduce a speed-of-light roundtrip between the computation and the heat disposal, and that would slow the computation down at least twice as much as just using a superconductor conduit to _directly_ remove heat from the reversible computation site after (local) bit erasure.

It wouldn't slow down computation at all. You can send one batch of bits off to be erased, and immediately start using zeros from another batch that have already been erased.

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RE: clearing bits far away from computation - by Bob Jenkins - 07-05-2015, 03:53 AM

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