Sparc64 VIIIfx: A New-Generation Octocore Processor for Petascale Computing

@article{Maruyama2010Sparc64VA,
  title={Sparc64 VIIIfx: A New-Generation Octocore Processor for Petascale Computing},
  author={Takumi Maruyama and Toshio Yoshida and Ryuji Kan and Iwao Yamazaki and Shuji Yamamura and Noriyuki Takahashi and Mikio Hondou and Hiroshi Okano},
  journal={IEEE Micro},
  year={2010},
  volume={30}
}
The Sparc64 VIIIfx eight-core processor, developed for use in petascale computing systems, runs at speeds of up to 2 GHz and achieves a peak performance of 128 gigaflops while consuming as little as 58 watts of power. Sparc64 VIIIfx realizes a six-fold improvement in performance per watt over previous generation Sparc64 processors. 

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