Tag: heterogeneous processing

For AMD, All Paths Lead to CPU-GPU Fusion

Jun 14, 2010 |

AMD has not been at the forefront of the emerging GPU computing paradigm, but the company’s upcoming Fusion processors and its commitment to OpenCL could provide a compelling strategy for bringing graphics acceleration to high performance computing.

Heterogeneous Processing: Trite or Trend?

Jun 24, 2009 |

Heterogeneous processing or co-processing on chips other than the CPU is the most recent trend in HPC. To some extent there has always been a small fringe element pursuing this direction, but in the past few years, there has been a rich diversity of efforts and support from major HPC vendors.