• Paladin of the Pegasos
    Paladin of the Pegasos
    redrumloa
    Posts: 1423 from 2003/4/13
    Quote:

    Andreas_Wolf wrote:
    > I doubt single core performance of these phones. without extra hardware, would
    > dethrone the single core performance of a G5.

    https://morph.zone/modules/newbb_plus/viewtopic.php?topic_id=11328&forum=11&start=4

    > What is the FPU situation on a P8?

    Compliant with IEEE-754, so standard PPC FPU.

    > Does it have altivec?

    Yes, POWER series has it since POWER6. IBM calls it VMX, though.

    > IIRC A_W posted a link some time back to a Tyan based P8 system that was $4k.

    US$2.85k.

    https://morph.zone/modules/newbb_plus/viewtopic.php?forum=3&topic_id=9463&start=76

    Someone said it was not really available for purchase, though:

    https://morph.zone/modules/newbb_plus/viewtopic.php?forum=3&topic_id=9463&start=84


    All very good info. This is you at your best Andreas_Wolf, thanks!
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