The CPU-GPU performance wars bring out the pitfalls of benchmarking.
AMD predicts bigger role for GPUs in HPC servers.
ARM chips for servers and design of 16-core Godson CPU will also be presented at August conference.
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.
Multicore CPUs are not the answer, says NVIDIA’s Bill Dally.
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.
Latest silicon from Intel, AMD and NVIDIA will change the workstation-cluster dynamic.
A new generation of workstations is changing the nature of technical computing.
Chipmaker takes swipe at Intel HyperThreading.
The new x86 multicore offerings could portend big changes for HPC platforms.