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PowerPC Cuts Power consumption

Designed to meet increasingly critical power requirements, the MPC7440 processor with a 1.5V core exhibits a typical power dissipation of 11.4W at 600 MHz. With an integrated 256 KB L2 cache, the device also includes an advanced seven-stage pipeline. While maintaining the 60x legacy bus, the processor also incorporates the company's MPX system bus that can sustain a bandwidth performance of 1,064 MB/s. Price for a 700-MHz device is about $159 each/10,000. MOTOROLA, INC., Tempe, AZ. (512) 933-7753.


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