How much staying power will future CPUs and GPUs have? | Ask an expert

Technological advances are only a partial factor in the longevity of PC components.

Q: Given how quickly new technology is developing, will we ever see another generation of the staying power of Polaris, Sandy Bridge, or Pascal?

A: That depends on how you define staying power. Is it based on a line of products being so good that they held their own against the lure of new, more powerful hardware?

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