IBM Reveals p 570 Innards - Inside the Core

By eweek  |  Posted 2007-10-23 Print this article Print
IBM invited eWEEK Labs Senior Analyst Wayne Rash to visit Austin, Texas, to see the company's new Power6-based p 570 server. According to IBM, the p 570 is the first in what will become a line of very powerful servers. The Power6 processor features capabi
Most of the Power6 core consists of segments that perform familiar tasks, including decimal and binary floating-point units, instruction fetch and dispatch, and a fixed-point unit. The segment labeled “RU” is unique. This is the recovery unit,
IBM Reveals p 570 Innards - Inside the Core

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