Tag: CPUs

Nvidia: Intel Has No Particular Advantages in Heterogeneous Multi-Core Technologies

Jul 23, 2010 |

Nvidia Fellow David Kirk takes a swipe at Intel’s heterogeneous computing plans.

Blowing The Doors Off HPC Speed-up Numbers

Jun 30, 2010 |

The CPU-GPU performance wars bring out the pitfalls of benchmarking.

The Mix Between CPUs and GPUs in Servers Will Change – AMD

Jun 28, 2010 |

AMD predicts bigger role for GPUs in HPC servers.

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.