Buried in an interview on CNet, Ross Mauri of IBM outs the speeds, long believed to be over 4GHz. He says "Yeah, 4 to 5GHz for sure", but 'sure' will be dependent on them actually making chips on time and in quantity.More info at The Inq.
The real open question is IPC, does it tank like the P3 -> P4 transition, or does it hold ground?
IBM Power 6 surpasses 4GHz
Posted on Friday, Aug 04 2006 @ 00:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck