Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 29th Dec 2006 21:35 UTC
IBM Judging by details revealed in a chip conference agenda, the clock frequency race isn't over yet. IBM's Power6 processor will be able to exceed 5 gigahertz in a high-performance mode, and the second-generation Cell Broadband Engine processor from IBM, Sony and Toshiba will run at 6GHz, according to the program for the International Solid State Circuits Conference that begins February 11 in San Francisco.
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RE[2]: @ mattv427
by rayiner on Sat 30th Dec 2006 04:36 UTC in reply to "RE: @ mattv427"
rayiner
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That's from an ISA point of view, not from a uarch point of view. A desktop chip and a server chip might use the same instruction set, but the cores would be completely different.

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