Description: Blade processor including 8 Afara-created (simplified UltraSparc I) cores on one die. Each core handles 4 threads and supports Switch on Event MultiThreading (SoEMT) like Montecito. Launched in 2006. (Previously said to be based on UltraSparc V cores). Named UltraSparc T1 at release.
Bus speed 150-200 MHz, 3.1 GB/s L2 cache 3 MB, 12-way set ass. 4 banks L1 cache 8x [16KB I, 8KB D] Process 90 nm Core speed 1.0 - 1.2 GHz Power 72-79 W Memory 4x DDR-2 (20 Gb/s) Type Server (4, 6 or 8-cores) Core Niagara Pipeline 6-stage
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2006-07-10 32-Core Processors: Intel Reaches For (The) Sun: What is the processor future like? Project Keifer could trigger a major core count increase, four threads per core, integrated memory controllers (yes!) and a ring-type interconnect for co... Tom's Hardware [rm]
2006-05-31 Canonical to support Ubuntu on Niagara servers: Canonical, the company behind the popular Ubuntu Linux distribution, will oficially provide commercial support for Ubuntu on several Sun Fire servers. <p><a href="http://feeds.feedburner.c... Ars Technica [rm]
2005-12-29 SUN's UltraSparc T1 - the Next Generation Server CPUs: SUN's Ultrasparc T1, formerly known as Niagara, is much more than just a new UltraSparc. It is the harbinger of a new generation of CPUs, which focus almost solely on Thread Level... AnandTech [rm]