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 POWER6 Overview

Information about the upcoming Power 6 chips from IBM.

"POWER6 will also be dual-core, like its predecessors. So those who were hoping to see a four-core POWER6 will be disappointed. Instead of increasing the number of cores per die, IBM did something that no one would've thought possible in this post-"power wall" age: they doubled the processor's clock frequency, and they did so without increasing the power dissipation. But more on that in a moment."
POWER6 set to carry the POWER4/POWER5/970 lineage forward?

 (Submitted by Noel Tue Oct 24, 2006 )


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