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AMD Hatches FLOP-Monster GPU Card

Nov 12, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/FirePro_S10000_Angle_black_180.jpg” alt=”” width=”98″ height=”85″ />AMD is launching its most powerful graphics card yet: the dual-GPU FirePro S10000 promises 5.91 teraflops of peak single precision and 1.48 teraflops of peak double precision floating point performance. And with AMD’s “Graphics Core Next” (GCN) architecture under the hood, the S10000 can deliver compute and graphics processing simultaneously.

Cloud Rendering in the Push of a Button

May 29, 2012 |

A platform provider aims to speed rendering for graphics-heavy applications.

Dual-Use GPUs for Servers — AMD and NVIDIA Mind Their P’s and Q’s

May 19, 2011 |

AMD pitches FirePro V7800P against NVIDIA’s Tesla M2070Q.

GPU Technology on Center Stage at GTC ’10

Sep 27, 2010 |

At this year’s GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, GPU computing in the scientific and technical research space took center stage, almost to the point where it became possible, at least for a moment, to forget the gaming roots and movement from the mainstream to the deeply technical.

Intel Demos Real-Time Ray Tracing with Knights Ferry

Sep 13, 2010 |

GPUs? We don’t need no stinkin GPUs.

Intel Cancels 2010 Larrabee Debut

Dec 7, 2009 |

While Intel prides itself on maintaining a breakneck speed for processor development, the company’s Larrabee GPU effort just couldn’t keep pace with graphics technology development at NVIDIA and AMD. Intel revealed late last Friday that the company would not be delivering a Larrabee-based discrete graphics product next year, and has instead decided to use the work as the basis for a software development platform.

SGI Returns to Visual Roots

Oct 30, 2008 |

This week SGI has announced a new product portfolio that signifies the company’s return to their computer graphics roots. The VUE family of applications is a new lineup of software and services that the company says will change the way you create, distribute and use visual information.