KNUPATH Hermosa-based Commercial Boards Expected in Q1 2017

December 15, 2016

Last June tech start-up KnuEdge emerged from stealth mode to begin spreading the word about its new processor and fabric technology that’s been roughly a deca Read more…

By John Russell

Comparing Peak Floating Point Claims

June 17, 2014

With Moore's law and associated silicon transistor performance “laws” winding down, there is renewed interest in accelerators, e.g., digital signal process Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Texas Instruments Puts ARM-DSP Processors Into Play for HPC

November 20, 2012

NVIDIA, Intel and AMD were not the only chip vendors unveiling new HPC accelerators last week SC12. Texas Instruments (TI) announced a set of heterogeneous processors that they believe will offer among the best performance per watt in the industry. In this case, the chipmaker glued an ARM CPU and DSP together on the same die, offering a low-power SoC with an impressive number of FLOPS. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Another Look at DSPs for High Performance Computing

September 27, 2012

Spanish researcher uncovers plenty of flops per watt on TI's latest silicon. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

Texas Instruments Makes HPC Play with New Multicore DSP Chips

October 27, 2011

A funny thing happened on the way to 4G telecommunications. When Texas Instruments (TI) added floating point smarts to its new digital signal processor (DSP) to support the fourth-generation wireless standard, it found itself with a commercial chip that had some of the most impressive flops/watt performance on the planet. And that got some of the folks at TI wondering if they could parlay that into the ethereal world of high performance computing. Read more…

By Michael Feldman

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