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Article: ISSCC 2008 Preview: Silverthorne, Rock, Tukwila and More
By: David Kanter (dkanter.delete@this.realworldtech.com), December 5, 2007 12:40 pm
Room: Moderated Discussions
Foo_ (foo@nomail.com) on 12/5/07 wrote:
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>DaveC (davecuny@gmail.com) on 12/5/07 wrote:
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>>Okay, now I'm confused. Sun just went crazy telling everyone and their brother
>>that Niagara II needs every bit of 64 threads, and now Niagara III will go back
>>to 32 threads? Is Niagara III just Rock mini?
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>The article says "Both processors feature 16 cores and >Niagara 3 has 32 threads".
>Since Rock cores are supposed to be much fatter than >Niagara's, perhaps Niagara
>is being drastically shrunk so as to efficiently target the >low-end?

So it looks like Rock has 32 threads, plus 32 scout threads. It could be a market segmentation move on Sun's part, but it's really hard to say without seeing the presentations.

DK
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