August 13, 2012 Timothy Prickett Morgan
I have my ticket booked to head west to the Hot Chips 24 conference hosted by Stanford University, where IBM, Oracle, Advanced Micro Devices, and Intel are expected to talk about just announced and impending processors. But Big Blue seems unable to contain its enthusiasm for the Power7+ chip that it will talk about alongside its next-generation zNext processors for its System z mainframes.
A little more than a month ago, I told you about some of the details on the forthcoming chip that could be scrounged from poking around the Intertubes. From a die shot of