Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 20th Nov 2009 21:58 UTC
IBM German website Heise Online has received confirmation that IBM is terminating its Cell processor line. This means that no future development will take place, making the PoweXCell 8i the last Cell processor. Parts of the Cell project will still make it into future processor designs, however.
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Power7?
by spanglywires on Sun 22nd Nov 2009 18:47 UTC
spanglywires
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2006-10-23

Sure I read somewhere that IBM hired the US chip guys Sun dumped and that mysteriously Power7 was very 'Niagara' shaped...

It would make sense to roll the ideas from the Cell into that. Still funny to watch IBM eat crow and have to effectively copy their almost dead competitors ideas as well as their OS ;)

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