Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 14th Mar 2011 23:05 UTC, submitted by sawboss
Hardware, Embedded Systems "While Intel may already be worried about ever gaining a foothold in the mobile chip market. ARM is starting to push into the high-end server market too with news of a 480-core, low power server in the works. The company behind the new server is a data center startup called Calxeda. Its focus is on building a processor platform that will have a significant impact on IT costs and energy consumption. They go so far as to claim a factor of 10 reduction in costs and a 5x, or even 10x performance gain over what is currently available."
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feed meeee
by reflect on Tue 15th Mar 2011 12:33 UTC
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Feeding 400+ processors with enough data so they won't idle seems like a rather tough task to deal with. That motherboard must be loaded with pretty much nothing but system buses, and plenty of them!

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