LSI Corporation has collaborated with Fujitsu to design the new multi-core SPARC64TM IXfx processor for highly scalable supercomputing applications.
LSI said that the new SPARC64 IXfx processor features a significant performance boost over the previous generation.
"The SPARC64 IXfx delivers the speed and flexibility our supercomputing application customers are looking for," said Akira Asato, General Manager, LSI Development Division, Next Generation Technical Computing Unit, Fujitsu Limited. "The combined expertise of LSI and Fujitsu utilized in the development of the SPARC64 IXfx provides customers with increased performance and allows them to run essential applications more effectively."
The SPARC64 IXfx processor is manufactured using 40nm process technology, has 16 high-performance embedded cores, 64KB I/D cache and 12MB shared L2 cache memory to handle the data rate requirements of supercomputing applications.