Digital 21264 Sets New Standard: 10/28/96

  title={Digital 21264 Sets New Standard: 10/28/96},
  • Published 1996
Brushing aside pretenders to the performance throne, Digital’s Jim Keller demonstrated at last week’s Microprocessor Forum why Alpha continues to be king. The company is pushing microarchitecture to new levels, introducing innovations in branch prediction, datapath design, and system interfaces as part of the forthcoming 21264. These features will not only propel the 21264 to unprecedented levels of performance, they will also set standards for future designs. Previous Alpha processors, while… CONTINUE READING
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