x86 Servers Brace for a Hurricane
Monday April 25 2005 @ 01:48PM EDT

RealWorldTech: David Kanter has written up a report on IBM's new X3 server architecture at Real World Technologies. IBM's X3 is based on the Hurricane chipset (which is dual core ready) and uses Intel Xeon MPs; the x366 models holds the record for TPC-C, and larger models (up to 32 or 64 processor) will be made available in the future. David's article discusses the basic nodes for the X3, including the snoop filter, remote directory, virtual L4 cache, memory subsystem and I/O subsystem.

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