[Beowulf] Re: Q&A: BeOS and IBM Cell processor

Kozin, I (Igor) i.kozin at dl.ac.uk
Mon Jan 23 12:26:57 EST 2006


> q2) Anyone examining the IBM Cell processor? ... Is this processor  
> worthy of consideration for clusters and multiprocessor systems?
> 
> Same, same for the IBM Cell processor = targeted at the future  
> multiprocessor markets and not just game systems (like Sony  
> Playstation 3).

There are very interesting systems in the pipe line
http://www.mc.com/cell/index.cfm
but afaik they will cost a tad more than your PS3.

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