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Multicomputer gets upgraded

Posted: 19 Dec 2008 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:RACE++ PowerPC? multicomputer Mercury? upgrade PowerPC 7448?

Mercury Computer Systems has announced the RACE++ series PowerPC 7448 multicomputer, a drop-in upgrade for its previous RACE++ products. The new PowerPC 7448 multicomputer comprises a Mercury MCJ6 motherboard and two daughtercards that interface directly with the RACE++ switch fabric. Each daughtercards provides two 1.06GHz MPC7448 processors. Target applications include defense and other signal processing applications.

Compared with the previous PowerPC 7447A-based generation, the PowerPC 7448 multicomputer offers improvements in processor speed, L2 cache size and application performance. The PowerPC 7448 multicomputer also consumes less power than the previous generation, minimizing customer re-qualification costs.

- Kenton Williston
DSP DesignLine

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