Based on AdvancedTCA, Mercury's Momentum Series TSA-200 blade server incorporates the IBM 970FX processor, a 64-bit implementation of the PowerPC family that supports high-bandwidth data processing. The dual PowerPC architecture is connected to the system via IBM's CPC295 northbridge, which accommodates CPU bus interface and management, DDR1 memory bus control, and HyperTransport technology. For more information, go to http://rbi.ims.ca/4911-520.
An in-depth survey of 700 current and future users of 3D printing holds few surprises, but results emphasize some major trends already in progress. Two standouts are the big growth in end-use parts and metal additive manufacturing (AM) most respondents expect.
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