May 20, 2008

Die-shrunk Cell processor, blade run Linux

IBM announced a Linux-compatible blade for HPC (high performance computing) applications that is based on a new 65nm version of the Cell processor. The IBM BladeCenter QS22's 3.2GHz IBM PowerXCell 8i processor is touted as offering five times the double-precision performance of the original Cell/B.E.

Link: LinuxDevices.com

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