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Sparc64 VIIIfx: A New-Generation Octocore Processor for Petascale Computing

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8 Author(s)
Maruyama, T. ; Next Generation Tech. Comput. Unit at Fujitsu, Japan ; Yoshida, T. ; Kan, R. ; Yamazaki, I.
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The Sparc64 VIIIfx eight-core processor, developed for use in petascale computing systems, runs at speeds of up to 2 GHz and achieves a peak performance of 128 gigaflops while consuming as little as 58 watts of power. Sparc64 VIIIfx realizes a six-fold improvement in performance per watt over previous generation Sparc64 processors.

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Micro, IEEE  (Volume:30 ,  Issue: 2 )