IBM Power5 Info
This Infoworld article provides details on IBM's upcoming Power5 Processor which is planned for release in 2004.
- The Power5 chip will replace the Power4 across the board, but improvements to the chip design and more attention to heat issues will help the new chip scale further down IBM's server line.
The rest of the article discusses IBM hedging its bets with servers based on other processors, including plans to include AMD and Intel.
There have been hints from Macedition that IBM will be making derivative chips from Power5 to be used as a successor to the IBM PowerPC 970.