Fujitsu develops SPARC64 processor with 8 cores

Sun and Fujitsu have started to deliver systems with the 4 core SPARC64 VII. But Fujitsu already talked about the next generation at the HotChips conference: An 8 core processor in development and they hope to talk about this a little more at the HotChips next year. 8 core SPARC64 would lead to a 1024 threads M9000 … 4 Teraflops in a single operating system image.