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IBM PowerPC 970 running at speeds of up to 2.5 GHz

IBM today posted details on its PowerPC Blade, which utilizes the new 64-bit PowerPC 970 processor running at speeds of up to 2.5 GHz. Originally announced in October, the IBM PowerPC 970 offers full symmetrical multi-processing, has a high reliability (with parity L1, ECC L2 and parity checked system bus), is manufactured in the latest 0.13 micrometer Copper/SOI CMOS technology, has onchip 512 KB L2 Cache, and an Altivec Vector/SIMD unit. Apple is widely expected to adopt the new processor, which IBM calls the “fastest PowerPC so far.”

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