8/27/2013

IBM revealed details of a new high-powered data center chip that features 12 cores, sports a 96-megabyte memory cache and can transfer data at rates exceeding 200 gigabytes per second. The Power 8 specialty processor is designed to support next-generation e-commerce systems and will be licensed through a new OpenPower Consortium that includes Google, Nvidia, Mellanox and Tyan.

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