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    Posted: Apr/26/2007 at 9:16am
IBM will soon be offering mainframes featuring the 'Cell' microprocessor, a powerful chip that includes one CPU helped by eight additional processors working on specific tasks. The chip's most widespread use has been in Sony's Playstation 3, and because of the unusual architecture has been limited outside of Playstations to graphics-intensive functions such as military or medical applications.
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