*Exclusive* photos of 500MHz MCST R500, Russian server processor
Recently Elbrus MCST, Moscow Center of Sparc Technology, announced and launched mass production of the new Russian server processor, MCST R500. Today we are proudly introducing the first photos of this novelty.
The MCST R500 belongs to the family of SPARC-compliant MCST-R series. It´s made using 0.13µm process with 8 metallization layers, operates at 450-500MHz, consumes <2W, features 4.2 million transistors, 20mm² crystal, requires 1.2/3.3V voltage, provides 400 MIPS, 170 MFLOPS performance, and is encased into 420-pin BGA package.
The new MCST R-500 processors have already been tested in Elbrus 90-micro computing complex under Solaris, Linux in the vast amount of tasks.
In the nearest future we´ll try to offer the exclusive information about motherboards for this processor, and today we offer you the exclusive photos of MCST R-500 processor (1 ruble is about 20mm in diameter):
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