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The IBM® POWER9™ processor is a superscalar symmetric multiprocessor designed for use in servers and large-cluster systems. It uses 14 nm technology with 17 metal layers. The POWER9 processor supports direct-attach memory. It supports a maximum symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) size of two sockets and is...

This user's manual describes the IBM POWER8 processor single-chip module (SCM) features, facilities, components, and use. It provides information about the POWER8 processor from a programming model point of view, and is intended to be a companion to the Power Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) documentation....

Power ISA™ Version 3.0B The Power Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) Version 3.0B is a specification that describes the architecture used for the IBM POWER9 processor.  It defines the instructions the processors execute.  It is comprised of three books and a set of appendices. - Book I,...

IBM Power ISA™ Version 2.07B The Power Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) Version 2.07B is a specification that describes the architecture used for the  IBM® POWER8®, IBM® POWER8® with NVIDIA® NVLink™ Technology, the Suzhou Powercore Technology CP1 processor & prior IBM Power Architecture® processors.  It defines the...

This architecture specification provides a comprehensive computer system platform-to-software interface definition,combined with minimum system requirements, that enables the development of and software porting to a range of compatible industry-standard computer systems from workstations through servers. These systems are based on the requirements defined in the...