SW1600 and Alpha 21164

Very little on the detail design of SW1600 chip was make public

but  various comments in the web and some history of the

江南计算所SW微处理器

indicate that SW has it original from the DEC alpha chip 21164

  • four-issues superscalar, two integer and two floating-point
  • integer pipeline is 7 stages long
  • floating-point pipleline is 10 stages long
  • 43-bit virtual address and 40-bit physical address
  • addressing of 8TB virtual memory and 1TB of physical memory
  • I$ and D$ 8KB
  • L2$ 96KB
  • 128-bit system bus

2000 article and igoogle translate on the name  神威

this link talk about

1999年8月,高性能计算机系统研制成功,江   总书记亲笔为其题名“神威”

In August 1999, high-performance computer system was successfully developed, Jiang Zemin personally for the title “divinity.”

 

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4 Responses to SW1600 and Alpha 21164

  1. vmisev says:

    Thanks for the very interesting information, I was great supporter of DEC Alpha, and I’m very glad to hear that IT and science people of China recognized Alpha great design and potential, and building on that base, obviously with great success!
    I posted link to your blog on my g+ acc, hope you don’t mind?
    Also, i found this post with picture of SW1600:

    http://www.shanghaiexpat.com/phpbbforum/china-has-made-supercomputer-based-on-chinese-microchips-t133941.html

    If i have your permission, I would like from time to time to repost/blog some of your posts about China HPC, sometimes translated to Serbian. Thanks in advance and all best

    Vladimir Mišev

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