The Path Truly Opens To Alternate Power CPUs, But Is It Enough?
July 14, 2020 Timothy Prickett Morgan
If you have a few tens of millions of dollars to spare and you want to set up a foundry partnership with either Globalfoundries for 14 nanometer chip making technologies or with Samsung for 7 nanometer technologies and then create your own Power processor, things just got a little bit easier. Big Blue has open sourced one of its Power cores through the OpenPower foundation and now anybody and everybody can grab it and design a new central processing unit around that core.
Don’t get too excited, but get a little excited. Let me explain.
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