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Submission + - POWER6 Goes Thud: A Look at POWER6's Architecture (

AustinJ writes: "POWER6 is clearly in the microprocessor category of diminishing performance returns described by the Berkeley whitepaper because it has pinned its hopes on old, unimaginative, and out of date techniques that the rest of the industry has largely abandoned"

Parkinson's Law: Work expands to fill the time alloted it.