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Carlos

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Re: News from IBM and POWER8 / POWER9 plans
« Reply #15 on: February 10, 2017, 12:36:18 AM »
News about POWER9 (ISSCC 2017)
Details about POWER9 (Google Translator)

Sorry, I don't find any english source.

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Re: News from IBM and POWER8 / POWER9 plans
« Reply #16 on: April 28, 2017, 09:55:45 PM »
Between power-hungry server chips and crippled Freescale chips the choice is difficult. IBM went little-endian which makes porting software that runs on Intel waaay easier and distros started switching to that but the Freescale chips don't support AltiVec in LE ..

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Re: News from IBM and POWER8 / POWER9 plans
« Reply #17 on: July 05, 2017, 01:48:05 PM »
It's not about IBM, but PowerPC related:

Harnessing the Power of AltiVec in Modern COTS Applications


 

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