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AMD Describes Two New x86 Cores at Hot Chips

Jun 24, 2010 |

ARM chips for servers and design of 16-core Godson CPU will also be presented at August conference.

Cray Sets Sights On Cascade Supercomputer, Exascale Milestone

Jun 10, 2010 |

At last week’s International Supercomputing Conference (ISC) in Hamburg, HPCwire sat down with Cray CTO Steve Scott to talk about life after Baker, where he revealed the company’s plans for its upcoming “Cascade” supercomputer and how the exascale landscape is shaping up.

Life After Moore’s Law

Apr 29, 2010 |

Multicore CPUs are not the answer, says NVIDIA’s Bill Dally.

CPU March Madness Ends with Intel Nehalem EX Launch

Mar 31, 2010 |

In what has become one of the busiest months ever for CPU introductions, Intel got its final say on Tuesday with the launch of its much-anticipated Nehalem EX. The new processor line encompasses the Xeon 7500 and 6500 series and will be the basis for shared memory SMP systems from dozens of server makers, including HPC stalwarts like Cray, SGI, and Bull.

Westmere Ushers in the Second Coming of Multicore

Mar 18, 2010 |

Latest silicon from Intel, AMD and NVIDIA will change the workstation-cluster dynamic.

Arrival of the Desktop Supercomputer

Mar 17, 2010 |

A new generation of workstations is changing the nature of technical computing.

AMD Touts Core Competency

Mar 16, 2010 |

Chipmaker takes swipe at Intel HyperThreading.

HPC Madness: March Is More Cores Month

Mar 4, 2010 |

The new x86 multicore offerings could portend big changes for HPC platforms.

Multicore Watershed

Mar 4, 2010 |

Six, eight and twelve cores. The true multicore era for x86 is just around the corner.

March is the Month of Multi-Core CPUs

Mar 1, 2010 |

New chips from Intel and AMD to launch this month