IBM Pushes Performance Up, Energy Down With Power8
February 17, 2014 Timothy Prickett Morgan
The IEEE hosted its International Solid-State Circuits Conference last week in San Francisco, which is generally loaded with coming out parties for all kinds of server processors. IBM‘s top techies from the Power Systems division were on hand to show off some more of the feeds and speeds of the forthcoming Power8 chips, expected sometime around the middle of this year.
Many of the feeds and speeds of the Power8 chip were divulged last year at the Hot Chips conference at Stanford University, which The Four Hundred reported on at the time. Some more details of the Power8