Hitachi demonstrates the first Montecito chipset with 667MHz FSB at IDF Spring 2005
At IDF Spring 2005 Hitachi demonstrated the industry-first 667MHz FSB Montecito chipset for Itanium processors and a sample system named BladeSymphony. The novelty was developed in close cooperation with Intel, so it also supports the Intel Virtualization Technology.
According to the company, the increased FSB clock rate boosts SPECCPU2000 results by up to 15% and the results of streaming from memory by up to 40% comparing to 400 MHz FSB.
The Intel Virtualization Technology is supported by Hitachi in its mainframe virtualization systems. It enables to create numerous logical servers (partitions) on a single hardware platform without any specialized software.
The new chipset and solutions on it are positioned for large enterprises, scientific developments and large databases.
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