IBM entry-level server to get dual-core Power5+ chip

IBM will include its new dual-core Power5+ processor in its entry-level Unix server line later this month, putting it in competition with similar improved solutions from the likes of Sun and HP.

IBM will include its new dual-core Power5+ processor in its entry-level Unix server line later this month, putting it in competition with similar improved solutions from the likes of Sun and HP.

The new chip will run at 1.9GHz and will be included in the entry-level IBM System p5+ models, previously branded as the pSeries and eServer p5 ranges.

The Power5+ server range includes the p5-520 with two processor cores, the p5-550 with up to four processor cores, the p5-550Q with four or eight cores, and the p5-575+ with 16 Power5+ cores for high-end processing jobs.

Sun recently revamped its entry-level server line and HP is currently developing new server ranges based on Intel’s Itanium chip.

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