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Cell Broadband Engine Architecture

The Cell Broadband Engine Architecture (CBEA, or, informally, "Cell BE") defines a new processor structure based upon the 64-bit Power Architecture™ technology, but with unique features directed toward distributed processing and media-rich applications. The Cell Broadband Engine architecture defines a single-chip multiprocessor consisting of one or more Power Processor Elements (PPEs) and multiple high-performance SIMD Synergistic Processor Elements (SPEs).

Revision Date: 10/11/07

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