Artifact Details

Title

PowerPC 601 microprocessor

Catalog Number

102624793

Type

Moving Image

Date

1993-08-09

Credits

Diefendorff, Keith (speaker)

Publisher

University Video Communications

Identifying Numbers

Other number 45

Duration

00:31:00

Format

Betacam SP

Copyright Holder

Computer History Museum

Description

From University Video Communications' catalog:

"The PowerPC RISC architecture is derived from the IBM POWER (RS/6000) architecture, which was simplified and enhanced to support aggressive superscalar implementations. The PowerPC 601 is the first of a family of PowerPC microprocessors being jointly developed by IBM and Motorola. This tape describes the characteristics and internal organization of the 601, which can dispatch three instructions per clock out-of-order, has a large 32KB on-chip cache, and a sophisti-cated memory interface unit. The 2.8 million transistor, 0.6 micron CMOS chip provides performance of over 60 SPECint92 and 80 SPECflt92 in a die less than 11mm on a side."

Category

Lecture

Series Title

University Video Communications / Selections from Hot Chips V

Credit

Gift of University Video Communications

Lot Number

X6636.2013