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Merlin Specifications

Performance 16 GFLOPS

MPC7410 PowerPC Processor
Quantity: 4 per Merlin
Frequency: 500 MHz
L1 Cache: 32k instruction, 32k data
Floating Point Unit: IEEE 754 single- and scalar
Fixed Point Units: Dual 32-bit Integer Units
Vector Instructions: Full 128 bit AltiVec implementation 8, 16, 32 bit integer, single-precision floating point

L2 Cache
Size: 2 MB Backside
Bandwidth: 64-bits wide @ 250 MHz

Memory Architecture
Size: 64, 128, or 256 MB SDRAM per processor
Bandwidth: 64-bits wide @ 83.3 MHz

Daughtercard Interface
Type: SKYchannel Packet Bus (ANSI/VITA 10-1995)
Data Size: 64 bits data per word, Up to 128 data words per packet
Throughput: 320 MB/sec
Addressing: 44-bit addressing, 16 Terabyte address space

Environmental Requirements
Temperature: 0 to 40C, operating, -40 to 85C, non-operating
Humidity: 5%-95%, non-condensing
Air Flow: at least 300 LF/min
Altitude: 0 feet-11,000 feet above sea level

Electrical Requirements
Power Consumption: 40 Watts

Physical
Dimensions: 6" x 6" daughtercard
Slot-to-Slot Spacing: .80 inches (including motherboard)
Net Weight .53 pounds

Specifications are subject to change.

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