September 18, 2017 Timothy Prickett Morgan
Intel is not the only system maker that is looking to converge its processor lines to make life a bit simpler for itself and for its customers as well as to save some money on engineering work. Oracle has just announced its Sparc M8 processor, and while this is an interesting chip, what is also interesting is that a Sparc T8 companion processor aimed at entry and midrange systems was not already introduced and does not appear to be in the works.
There is plenty a little weird here. The new Sparc T8 systems are, in fact, going to be …Read more