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  PowerPC 970 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In computing, the PowerPC 970 and the PowerPC 970FX, also known as PowerPC G5, are 64-bit processors in the PowerPC family from IBM, which was introduced in 2002.
The PowerPC 970 is built using a 130nm manufacturing process, and the PowerPC 970FX is built using a 90nm fabrication process.
In keeping with its previous naming conventions, Apple Computer termed the PowerPC 970 the G5 in an announcement in June, 2003.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/PowerPC_970   (230 words)

 RFC 970 (rfc970) - On packet switches with infinite storage
In fact, if RFC 970 December 1985 On Packet Switches With Infinite Storage the departure rate is greater than one per time-to-live unit, the time-to-live of any forwarded packet will be exactly one.
Our first RFC 970 December 1985 On Packet Switches With Infinite Storage experiment, using an Ethernet on one side of the switch and a 9600 baud line on the other, resulted in 916 IP datagrams queued in the switch at peak.
RFC 970 December 1985 On Packet Switches With Infinite Storage Conclusion By breaking away from packet switching's historical fixation on buffer management, we have achieved some new insights into congestion control in datagram systems and developed solutions for some known problems in real systems.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc970.html   (3529 words)

 Momentum PowerPC 970 Products
The SIMD (Altivec) unit in the 970 is the same Altivec unit that appears in all of the G4 family components.
The 970, while very capable, will happily buzz along while a user attempts to perform 32-bit math on the 64-bit floating point units, without ever attempting to funnel this data through the SIMD unit, simply because the compiler didn't know about it.
In the case of the 970, this is a severe disadvantage.
www.970eval.com /970FAQ.html   (2830 words)

 Compare Prices and Read Reviews on Beltronics BEL 970 Radar Detector at Epinions.com
In fact the Bel 970 tied the Bel 980, surpassed the Escort Passport 8500 on the X and K bands, but fell a little short of the Passport 8500 on the Ka-band.
Finally, the Bel 970 has set and forget memory which means that you do not have to customize your setting each time you turn the unit on.
The Bel 970 is covered for three years from the date of purchase while the Bel 980 and the Escort Passport 8500 are both covered for only one year.
www.epinions.com /content_17207299716   (708 words)

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In this respect, then, the 970 could fill another gap in the computing landscape: the enormous desktop PPC performance gap left by Motorola as their G4 line continues to stagnate and the fate of their rumored G5 remains uncertain.
Throughout this investigation of the 970 I'll be comparing the chip to Intel's P4 2.8 GHz Northwood and Motorola's MPC7455 (a.k.a.
Since the 970 is made for the desktop market, there's no need for such measures and therefore the new chip's clock speed will scale much higher than the Power4's.
arstechnica.com /articles/paedia/cpu/ppc970.ars/1   (981 words)

 US 322/PA 970 Multiplex - Central PA/MD Roads
Through most of the duplex, the PA 970 shields are recycled from the old routing but appear newer than the US 322 shields, probably because they were washed.
The I-80 and PA 970 interchange is two miles to the north.
US 322/PA 970 is well signed along the new duplex as several intersections in between the splits.
www.m-plex.com /roads/pamplex/mp_us322_pa970.html   (355 words)

 PA 53/PA 970 Multiplex - Central PA/MD Roads
PA 53 and PA 970 form a wrong-way duplex for a few blocks in Osceola Mills in Clearfield County.
Today, PA 970 is routed to continue southward from this intersection to PA 53 instead of turning eastward.
PA 970 turns eastward and follows PA 53 eastward for two blocks and then northward for two blocks before splitting toward the east.
www.m-plex.com /roads/pamplex/mp_pa53_pa970.html   (393 words)

 Real World Technologies - Announcement of the IBM PowerPC 970 Processor
Although the PowerPC 970 is a part that would cost considerably less to manufacture and sell, its performance actually exceeds the POWER4 processor in many areas.
In the case of the PowerPC 970, the processor does not need to meet similar reliability requirements as the POWER4 processor, and as a consequence, circuit and process technology can be tweaked to obtain higher performance by trading away the near-absolute reliability required by the POWER4 processor.
Figure 1 shows that one CPU core from the dual CPU core POWER4 processor is removed, the size of the L2 cache was resized to 512KB and optimized to connect to the single CPU core.
www.realworldtech.com /page.cfm?AID=RWT101502203725   (384 words)

But the 970 takes this to the next level, with twice the instruction cache, twice the L2 cache, and fast bus to memory controller.
The good news is that the 970 will apparently radically alter this, and will leap the PowerPC bus and memory bandwidth from worst in breed to the best-in-breed level.
The 970 also has a better ISA than the P4, which means that instructions closer match on the outside what the internals of the processor are going to require, so less reordering is probably necessary and more can be done in the compiler ahead of time (with less work).
www.igeek.com /browse.php?id=1101   (3132 words)

 Ars Technica: Inside the IBM PowerPC 970, Part II - Page 1 - (5/2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Introduction to Part II The present article is the second installment in a two-part series on IBM's upcoming PowerPC 970.
The first article in the series is available here, and prior to that I wrote a brief preview of the 970 that's available at this link.
Preliminary conclusions on the 970 vs. the P4
arstechnica.com /cpu/03q1/ppc970/ppc970-0.html   (356 words)

 creativepro.com - Details Emerge on IBM's PowerPC 970 Chip
The big differences between the PowerPC 970 and IBM's PowerPC 750 family -- known to Mac users as G3s -- are that the PowerPC 970 includes a vector processing unit, a far deeper instruction pipeline, far higher clock speed, a high bandwidth memory bus and, most importantly, 64-bit processing.
The PowerPC 970 is "Book E" compatible, meaning that it takes instructions from the set most recently agreed upon between Motorola and IBM for compatibility.
The PowerPC 970 is estimated to outperform the Power4 at 1.8GHz, generating 18 million RC5 keys a second.
www.creativepro.com /printerfriendly/story/17958.html   (1088 words)

 Ars Technica: PowerPC 970 Redux: Dialogue and Addendum - Page 1 - (7/2003)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I recently had the opportunity to chat with two of the IBM engineers behind the PowerPC 970: Pete Sandon, the 970's chief architect, and David Edelsohn, who works in the area of compilers and optimizat ion for the 970.
If you read Appendix B of my second 970 article, then you'll recall that 970's fetch/decode pipeline appeared to be one stage longer than that of the Power4.
Since none of the 970 diagrams released so far give the identity of this stage, those of us who were involved in the pre-WWDC speculation on the chip wondered what it was.
www.arstechnica.com /cpu/03q2/ppc970-interview/ppc970-interview-1.html   (781 words)

 Geek.com Geek News - IBM hypes PowerPC 970
The PowerPC 970 is expected by many to end up in Macintosh computers in late 2003 when it arrives.
Even if the 970 is the end to all things, it may be too little, too late.
PowerPc 970 in an IBM linux desktop is where I think we are headed and I think along with Apples machines it may just dent Intels market share...and a dent of that market is worth a fortune.
www.geek.com /news/geeknews/2002Dec/bch20021226017922.htm   (4770 words)

 IBM pumps PowerPC up to 2.5GHz - ZDNet UK News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
IBM is planning to demonstrate a blade server running on the PowerPC 970, a prototype from its development laboratory in Boblingen, Germany.
The company first revealed its plans for the chip at last October's Microprocessor Forum, and at the time said the chip would run up to 1.8GHz, suggesting that a manufacturing process upgrade would be necessary before higher clock speeds could be achieved.
A 1.8GHz PowerPC 970 dissipates 42 watts, according to IBM's figures, compared to 68.4 watts for a 2.8GHz Pentium 4 and 30 watts for a 1GHz G4e chip from Motorola.
news.zdnet.co.uk /story/0,,t269-s2131244,00.html   (907 words)

 IBM News - United States 2002-10-14 IBM unveils 64-bit PowerPC microprocessor
The new chip -- called the IBM PowerPC 970 -- is derived from IBM's award-winning POWER4 server processor to provide high performance and additional function for users.
As the first in a new family of high-end PowerPC processors, the chip is designed for initial speeds of up to 1.8 gigahertz, manipulating data in larger, 64-bit chunks and accelerating compute-intensive workloads like multimedia and graphics through specialized circuitry known as a single instruction multiple data (SIMD) unit.
Running at a speed of up to 900 megahertz, the bus can deliver information to the processor at up to 6.4 gigabytes per second, to help ensure that the high-performance processor is fed data at sufficient speeds.
www.ibm.com /news/us/2002/10/14.html   (316 words)

The 970 was the second largest model in the Agri-King range when the line was introduced.
Case rated the 970 the 85hp model as a six bottom plow tractor.
In 2001 Ertl introduced a tan Case 970 with an open station and a 4 bottom 3pt plow.
www.toytractorshow.com /case_970.htm   (264 words)

 Knights of Columbus Council Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Plaquemine Council 970 is located on Price Street and faces the South side of St. John Elementary and High Schools.The Grand Knight for 2005-2006 is Peter Palermo III.
General Membership meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 P.M. in the Council Chamber.
Council 970 was founded February 19, 1905 and was the first council west of the Mississippi in Louisiana and the third in the state.
www.kc970.org   (428 words)

 970   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Nevertheless, the 970 is such an obvious improvement over today...
MOTOROLA C 970 / C 975 / E 1000 / A 1000 / E 398 / E 790 / MPX 220 / T 280 / T 720 / V 300 / V 400P / V 500 / V 525 / V...
MOTOROLA C 970 / C 975 / E 1000 / A 1000 / E 398 / E 790 / MPX 220 / T 720 / V 300 / V 400P / V 500 / V 525 / V 547 / V...
www.encyclopedie.cc /970   (445 words)

 IBM unveils new 64-bit PowerPC® microprocessor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The new chip, called the IBM PowerPC 970, is derived from IBM's award-winning POWER4 server processor to provide high performance and additional function for users.
Additional details on the PowerPC 970 are to be disclosed by IBM this week in a paper presented at Microprocessor Forum, a chip design conference organized by industry analyst firm In-Stat/MDR.
"IBM's new PowerPC 970 64-bit chip is all about bringing high-end server processing power to the desktop, low-end server and pervasive space," said Michel Mayer, general manager, IBM semiconductor solutions Division.
www-3.ibm.com /chips/news/2002/1014_powerpc.html   (412 words)

 IBM to unleash new PowerPC chip | CNET News.com
The PowerPC 970 chip, due next year, will run at 1.8GHz, nearly twice as fast as Big Blue's quickest existing PowerPC chip, the 1GHz 750FX.
As previously reported, the PowerPC 970 borrows its design from the Power4, the chip used in IBM's showcase servers.
Though IBM says the 1.8GHz PowerPC 970 will be the first in a family of chips, the company would not say when the chip will reach higher speeds, such as 2GHz, or if it will be available at slower speeds for applications like notebooks.
news.com.com /2100-1001-961862.html   (1269 words)

 MacSlash | IBM PowerPC 970 Dissected
The PowerPC 970, on the other hand, is designed from the ground up with multiprocessing in mind--IBM intends to see the 970 used in 4-way or higher desktop SMP systems.
And by the time a 2.75GHz 970 makes it into desktop machines, sometime in the middle of 2005 if we're lucky, Intel will be running their major revision to the Pentium4 core at well over 6.2GHz.
The bottom line of this article was that if IBM keeps the 970 at around 2/3 the clock rate of the P4 it will be performance competitive in integer and FPU, and blow the P4 out of the water in vector.
macslash.org /articles/03/05/15/1442210.shtml   (4443 words)

 Marvell: Press and Investor News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The combination of IBM's PowerPC 970 microprocessor, with speeds up to 2 GHz, and Marvell's Discovery 970 system controller is intended to provide embedded customers with a comprehensive and cost effective 64 bit sub-system solution.
The Discovery 970 is software compatible with the existing Marvell system controllers helping to preserve customer software investments while accelerating development cycles.
The IBM PowerPC 970 is derived from IBM's award-winning POWER4 server processor to provide high performance and additional function for users.
www.marvell.com /press/pressNewsDisplay.do?releaseID=382   (727 words)

 MacOPINION : Philip Machanick | PowerPC 970   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The PowerPC 970 necessarily scales some of this back for reasons of cost and power consumption, but is still a huge leap ahead of anything Apple sells now.
IBM has already announced the intention to ship the 970 in a blade server -- a market where power consumption and cost a sensitive factors.
The 970 is not quite a POWER4 with only 1 processor on-chip and a less aggressive memory system -- but that would be a fair characterisation of the key differences.
macopinion.com /columns/intelligence/03/05/28   (917 words)

 The Mac Observer: Just A Thought - The Need For Speed, The 970, & The Marquis de Jobs
Of course, still others may even claim that the only reason they are waiting for a 970 powered Mac is to try, however useless the effort might be, to stay at least on par with the latest technology.
Well, here's a new stanza to the 970 tune: eWeek says that your period of slack-jawed drooling may be coming to an end.
Whether or not Apple uses the 970 to pull itself out of the fugue it seems to be in is a question for Steve Jobs, and we know he won't tell us until he's good and ready.
www.macobserver.com /columns/justathought/2003/20030610.shtml   (1015 words)

 IBM confirms Altivecked POWER4-lite | The Register
970 is a single 64bit core - as opposed to today's POWER4 - with IBM predicting 937 SPECint2000 and 1051 SPECfp2000 at 1.8Ghz, and 5220 MIPS.
Tom Halfhill of MDR, which is hosting the conference, said the 970 would still be slower than x86, but that performance should be better than clock speeds imply.
The 970 smokes today's desktop competition in terms of raw number crunching.
www.theregister.co.uk /content/3/27621.html   (447 words)

 PA State Route 970 Ends   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Northern Terminus of PA 970 is at PA 879 in Shawville.
When Tim came across this location, an 'END' 970 shield was not present.
The Southern Terminus of PA 970 is at PA 350 in Sandy Ridge.
www.state-ends.com /paends/state/970.html   (58 words)

 IBM brings PPC 970 – aka G5 – to blades | The Register
According to this document, IBM plans to roll out the BladeCenter JS20, which will be comprised of dual processor PowerPC systems.
Consumers will be familiar with the PowerPC 970 in its role as the heart of Apple's new G5 computers.
The PowerPC 970 is a derivative of the Power4 but may well have a bit better price/performance.
www.theregister.co.uk /content/61/33953.html   (571 words)

 Ars Technica looks at PowerPC 970 processor | MacNN News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Ars Technica has posted a second part of its look at the PowerPC 970, IBM's upcoming 64-bit Power4 derivative desktop chip, which is rumored to be used in future Apple desktops: "I believe that Apple is poised for a huge overhaul of its hardware line based on this processor and a renewed relationship with IBM.
The ONLY way that people will believe that a 1.8GHz 970 is faster than a 4+GHz P4 and forget about MHz is if the 970 beats the pants off the p4 in ALL benchmarks, real or artificial, in EVERY software package, AND in slower macs.
If the fastest 970 comes close to the P4 it won't be enough.
www.macnn.com /news/19457&startNumber=20   (1175 words)

 Hot Talk 970 - Personalities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Jim Leach brings that lifetime of experience to Hot Talk 970 WMAY every weekday morning, taking the hottest issues of the day and giving them a local flavor that you'll like better than horseshoes.
PODIUM is a public affairs program of 970 WMAY News.
Fritz Pfister is the host of 'Let's Talk Real Estate', a weekly one hour live call in radio program on 970 WMAY Saturdays at 10am.
www.wmay.com /personalities.htm   (1170 words)

 970   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
IBM trims Power4, adds AltiVec: 64-bit PowerPC 970 targets entry-level servers and desktops.
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