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a series of massive parallel computers based on a hypercube topology performing MIMD, first released 1985 by the company of the same name. The first model, the nCUBE 10 was able to build an order-ten hypercube, supporting up to 1024 CPUs with 32-bit ALU and 64-bit FPU and 128 KiB of RAM per node, also supporting dynamic reconfigurable partitioning the machine into "sub-cubes", that is connected processor teams working on particular sub-problems, such as searching sub-trees in the massive parallel chess program Waycool [1].

The single-chip nCUBE-2 processor launched in June 1989 used wormhole routing with up to 4096 nodes, the 64-bit ALU nCUBE-3 was released in 1995, and the fourth generation MediaCUBE 4 in 1999. In January 2005, nCUBE was acquired by C-COR, and subsequently acquired by ARRIS in December 2007 [2].
Die of nCUBE 10 processor [3]

Chess Programs

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Selected Publications

External Links


  1. ^ Ed Felten, Steve Otto (1988). Chess on a Hypercube. The Third Conference on Hypercube Concurrent Computers and Applications, Vol. II-Applications
  2. ^ nCUBE by Wikipedia
  3. ^ Die of nCUBE-10 processor, Image by Pauli Rautakorpi, November 25, 2013, CC BY 3.0, Wikimedia Commons

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