IBM's New Chip: Big Blue Goes Green

The computer company's POWER6 microprocessor doubles the speed of the previous chip generation while using the same amount of power

IBM (IBM) has unveiled its new POWER6 microprocessor, which it claims is the world's fastest chip, boasting twice the clock speed of the previous generation while consuming roughly the same amount of power. Making the announcement on May 21, Big Blue also revealed a new computer server that takes advantage of the chip's technical and energy conservation prowess.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.