Linked by David Adams on Mon 19th Sep 2011 16:51 UTC, submitted by estherschindler
Intel With the Xeon 7600 line, Intel is finally using the 'R' word: RISC. It's targeting the mission-critical market dominated by Sun SPARC and IBM Power with the new chips, a first. Can the Xeon E7 processor deliver Intel's final blow to the RISC market, which includes its own Itanium?
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RE: RISC versus CISC? REALLY?
by dvzt on Tue 20th Sep 2011 07:16 UTC in reply to "RISC versus CISC? REALLY?"
dvzt
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2008-10-23

top500

I think you are confusing servers and supercomputers here. They are different things with different purpose.

The top is about raw efficiency and governance.

In this regard it is not. The top is all about RAS.

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