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Posted by on Jul 4, 2013 in Hardware News |

Announces Applied Micro X-Gene SoC second generation

Announces Applied Micro X-Gene SoC second generation

Even their debut year first , shows us their new X-Gene SoC generation, made ​​up to 8-core and led the market for micro-servers.

The SoC Applied Micro X-Gene of second generation are based on the second implementation of the ARM Cortex-A57 architecture (ARM or 64 bits), customized by Applied Micro to deliver higher performance per watt compared to X-Gene first generation.

Other enhancements in the new SoC Applied Micro X-Gene have second generation:

  • Made with the manufacturing process to 28nm (X-Gene is first generation 40nm fabricated).
  • 16 ARM Cortex-A57 cores (X-Gene possesses first-generation 8-core Cortex-A57).
  • X-Gene Interconnect Fabric with support for up to 1024 cores (up to 128 cores in X-Gene first generation).
  • Operating frequencies up to 3.0GHz (2.5GHz maximum X-Gene first generation).

One of the first customers announced by Applied Micro is International, which will use the new SoC Applied Micro X-Gene of second generation in its 7-Star, also announced it plans to offer Proliant servers based Moonshot X -Gene.

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Link: Applied Micro, Mitac show off X-Gene ARM servers (The Register)

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