IBM Reveals p 570 Innards - Inside the Core

By eweek  |  Posted 2007-10-23 Print this article Print
IBM Reveals p 570 Innards - Inside the Core
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 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

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