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Issue No. 02 - March/April (2010 vol. 30)
ISSN: 0272-1732
pp: 30-40
Shuji Yamamura , Fujitsu
Toshio Yoshida , Fujitsu
Ryuji Kan , Fujitsu
Hiroshi Okano , Fujitsu Laboratories
Iwao Yamazaki , Fujitsu
Mikio Hondou , Fujitsu
Takumi Maruyama , Fujitsu
ABSTRACT
<p>The Sparc64 VIIIfx eight-core processor, developed for use in petascale computing systems, runs at speeds of up to 2 GHz and achieves a peak performance of 128 gigaflops while consuming as little as 58 watts of power. Sparc64 VIIIfx realizes a six-fold improvement in performance per watt over previous generation Sparc64 processors.</p>
INDEX TERMS
processor, high performance, low power, multicore, system on chip, return address stack, hardware
CITATION
Shuji Yamamura, Noriyuki Takahashi, Toshio Yoshida, Ryuji Kan, Hiroshi Okano, Iwao Yamazaki, Mikio Hondou, Takumi Maruyama, "Sparc64 VIIIfx: A New-Generation Octocore Processor for Petascale Computing", IEEE Micro, vol. 30, no. , pp. 30-40, March/April 2010, doi:10.1109/MM.2010.40
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