1GHz PowerPC SoC targets NAS, runs on 3.5 Watts

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http://www.linuxfordevices.com – AppliedMicro is sampling the first member of a 1GHz Power Architecture (PowerPC) system-on-a-chip (SoC) family for network attached storage (NAS) devices and media servers. The APM 821xx processor uses just 3.5 Watts, providing RAID 5 acceleration and a TCP/IP offload engine for networking applications, the company says.... (Embedded)