Follow Slashdot stories on Twitter

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 internet speed test! No Flash necessary and runs on all devices. ×
IBM

Submission + - IBM Ships fastest CPU on earth. (sfgate.com)

HockeyPuck writes: The 5-billion-instructions-per second Power6 processor from IBM would beat such rivals as the 3.73 gigahertz Pentium Extreme and the 2.4 gigahertz UltraSparc T2 from Sun. "Hold your index finger out in front of your face," Meyerson said in a telephone interview from IBM headquarters in New York. In less time than it would take a beam of light to travel from your knuckle to your fingertip, the new IBM chip would complete one task and start looking for the next, he said. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/04/09/BUBI10258F.DTL
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

IBM Ships fastest CPU on earth.

Comments Filter:

Egotist: A person of low taste, more interested in himself than in me. -- Ambrose Bierce

Working...