DV Hardware - bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
October 20, 2017 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 74 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Jaybird Freedom 2 wireless sport headphones
Ewin Racing Champion gaming chair
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
ZOWIE G-TF Rough mousepad
 

Follow us
RSS
 

Analysis of Intel's Poulson Microprocessor at RWT

Posted on Friday, May 27 2011 @ 14:56:58 CEST by


David Kanter from RealWorldTech analyzed Intel's Poulson architecture, you can read the analysis over here.
Poulson is a radical departure from the initial Itanium philosophy, and takes into account years of experience, and technology and market changes. Intel abandoned the idea of simple hardware controlled by the compiler and Poulson is the first dynamically scheduled Itanium design, with modest out-of-order execution.

We estimate that the 8-core 32nm Poulson could increase performance by 2.4-2.8X over previous generations, by virtue of a better processor pipeline, and more sophisticated multi-core and multithreading architecture. The performance and energy efficiency will be a tremendous improvement for the Itanium line, and HP's servers in particular will benefit. While Poulson will not exceed IBM’s POWER line, it should handily beat the SPARC competition from Oracle and Fujitsu. Of course, all three face renewed competition from x86 designs such as Westmere-EX.




 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2017 DM Media Group bvba