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The 2012 Performance Per Watt Wars

Jul 26, 2012 |

Chip analyst evaluates efficiencies of latest processors.

A Tale of Two Power Envelopes

Apr 10, 2012 |

Increases in the energy efficiency of microprocessors and sensors launched the mobile computing industry, but has left supercomputing users wanting more.

Startup Launches Manycore Floating Point Acceleration Technology

May 3, 2011 |

Semiconductor startup Adapteva has demonstrated a manycore floating point processor architecture that promises ten times the performance per watt as the best chip technology on the market today. The architecture, called Epiphany, is aimed initially at embedded applications, but has general applicability across all math-intensive workloads in mobile computing, telecommunications and high performance computing.