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Asked by sushma, 18 Oct '07 07:01 pm
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Itanium is the brand name for 64-bit Intel microprocessors that implement the Intel Itanium architecture (formerly called IA-64). Intel has released two processor families using the brand: Itanium and Itanium 2. The processors are marketed for use in enterprise servers and high-performance computing systems. The architecture originated at Hewlett-Packard (HP) and was later developed by HP and Intel together.

In 1989, HP determined that reduced instruction set computer (RISC) architectures were approaching a processing limit at one instruction per cycle. HP researchers investigated a new architecture called Explicitly Parallel Instruction Computing (EPIC) that allows the processor to execute multiple instructions in one clock cycle. EPIC implements a form of very long instruction word (VLIW) architecture, where one instruction word contains multiple instructions. With EPIC, the compiler determines in advance which instructions can be executed at the same time, so the microprocessor s ...more
Answered by deep deep, 18 Oct '07 07:11 pm

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