's first processor based on IA-64
, codenamed Merced
, to be launched begin 2001
and intended (by Intel
) to be used in high-end servers.
The processor consists of 6 layers of aluminum with a total of 25 million transistors (compared to 28 million in the Penrium III) at 0.18 micron running below 800 MHz.
The maximum speed in theory is 6,4 GFlops.
And 2 or 4 MB of Level 3
on the cartridge.
- 128 Multimedia
- 128 Floating point(82 bit)
- 64 Predicate
- 8 Branch
The internal bus has ECC
and the cartridge contains it own voltage-regulator.
Its successor is codenamed McKinley.