Tag Archives: multi-core cpu

UltraSPARC T2 open source 8-core processor from Sun

Note: If you don’t feel like reading this entire article, then at least read the very end of it. Thank you! Just yesterday, Sun Microsystems announced the UltraSPARC T2 processor (also known as Niagara 2) under an open source license (GPL) with the chip’s complete design to be available at OpenSPARC.net. The new processor has… Read More »

Intel presents prototype CPU with 80 cores

During the Intel Developer Forum taking place in San Francisco, Intel presented a prototype CPU with 80 cores operating at 3.1GHz promising 1 TeraFLOP of performance in our near future. In addition to the large number of cores, Intel will be using some recently announced RAM technologies to allow massive transfers of data among the… Read More »