IBM chip is fastest on Earth

10.04.2008
IBM chip is fastest on Earth

IBM chip is fastest on Earth

IBM Corp. began shipping high-end computers Tuesday built around the fastest chip on Earth, a microprocessor that can carry out up to 5 billion instructions per second, surpassing the speediest competing processors built by rivals like Intel or Sun Microsystems.The new IBM processor, called the Power6, was designed to run big-ticket, water-cooled machines that drive corporations or tackle scientific problems, but slower versions of this same family of chips are already being used in inexpensive, consumer devices like the Nintendo Wii, Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation… (Please visit sfgate.com to read the whole article)

IBM chip is fastest on Earth

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