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Tilera throws gauntlet at Intels feet • The Register

I still have great hopes for Tilera in the data center cloud market place. But the only real competition out there now is Seamicro’s own SM-10000×64 which is tearing up the charts with Intel’s Atom N570. Once Tilera is able to ship its chips in volume and get manufacturers to start building servers with Tilera CPUs inside, it will be a true horse race.

Upstart mega-multicore chip maker Tilera has not yet started sampling its future Tile-Gx 3000 series of server processors, and companies have already locked in orders for the chips.

via Tilera throws gauntlet at Intels feet • The Register.

Proof that sometimes  a shipping product doesn’t always make all the difference. Although it might be nice to tout performance of actual shipping product. What’s becoming more real is the power efficiency of the Tilera architcture core for core versus the Intel IA-64 architecture. Tilera can provide a much lower Thermal Design Point (TDM) per core than typical Intel chips running the same workloads. So Tilera for the win on paper anyways.

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