IBM Power6

Introduced: 2007

Description: Successor to Power5+, due out in 2006 or 2007, boasting "very large frequency enhancements"... Expected to use a 65 nm process.

Type: Processors [Roadmap] [Timeline]

State: Planned

Quick Specs

L2 cache6-12 MB
L1 cacheD:64 KB
Process65 nm SOI
Core speed4 - 4.5 GHz
Transistors750 M
Core voltage0.9 - 1.2V
TypeServer
Pipeline2-stage

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2006-05-06 Intel joins the herd with slimmer, four-core Itanium:  Intel's future version of Itanium code-named Tukwila has gone under the knife more times than Michael Jackson's nose. During its slideware career, th... The Register [rm]

2006-02-07 IBM finally talks Power 6 The Inquirer [rm]

2006-02-06 IBM tips Power6 processor architecture: At the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) here, IBM Corp. tipped its next-generation Power6 processor architecture for servers. EET [rm]

2006-01-08 POWER6 and ECLipz: RWT takes on IBM's upcoming POWER6, as well as the mysterious ECLipz project. Ars Technica [rm]

2005-12-19 In the Shadow of Poughkeepsie RealWorldTech [rm]

2005-03-04 IDF: Itanium vs. Power: IBM ditches Itanium support, and Intel follows up by talking smack about POWER. Fight! Fight! Ars Technica [rm]

2004-06-22 IBM Power 6 info appears on Japanese site AppleInsider [rm]

2004-05-26 IBM's PowerPC 975 - verified or vapour? The Register [rm]

2003-10-24 Multicore processors investigated in detail Ace's Hardware [rm]

2003-08-08 IBM's Power5+ to hit 3GHz The Register [rm]

2003-04-01 IBM Power 5 very much alive: Power 6 on way The Inquirer [rm]

2002-04-25 IBM plots new Unix server chips C/Net [rm]

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