Microsoft’s custom PowerPC chip by IBM is based on SOI
Microsoft’s Xbox 360, which is expected to fly out of the stores this holiday season, has some very impressive figures to cite. The three-core PowerPC-based CPU, custom-made for Microsoft by IBM, boasts one teraflop of floating-point performance. Read More
• By adding production output on a steady year-to-year basis, AMD’s new 300mm Fab 36 in Dresden has the potential to ship as many as 100 million units in 2008, helping the company to meet growing demand for its SOI-based AMD64 processors. AMD expects the fab to be substantially converted to 65nm in by mid-2007.