IBM Power7:freshman powerful processor with 8 cores and 32 threads
IBM seeing Intel and AMD are quite aggressive with new ones Itanium, Gulftown Xeon and Opteron processors, has decided to pull out the big guns from the armory, revealing the powerful IBM Power7 CPU!
What's unique about the new editor of IBM? Under that, the Power7 has 8 cores, but they are just two threads per core as the corresponding Intel's, but four, reaching the 32 logical cores in our operating system, and borrow and important design elements of the processor Cell, which is the heart of supercomputers Big Blue.
The NEW IBM's processors will be available in three systems: the modular, high end IBM Power 780 with up to 64 Power7 cores, the IBM Power 770, a midrange system with up to 64 cores and the IBM Power 755, a high performance cluster node with 32 cores.