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AMD announces its own teraflop capable system to rival Intel

Not to be outdone by competitor Intel, AMD announced a couple of days ago their own teraflop in a box system. Last month, Intel unveiled their plans for an 80-core CPU that could perform 1 trillion floating point calculations per second; Intel’s Teraflop Research Chip is not expected to be available for another 5 years… Read More »

NVIDIA makes it easy to do math on their GPUs

NVIDIA, maker of computer graphics hardware for 3D rendering, released today a set of libraries and compiler that allows programmers to directly develop applications that do number crunching on the GPU. The new libraries and C compiler are part of the Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA) that NVIDIA is promoting as an alternative to ATI’s… Read More »

ATI announces Stream Computing platform (Radeon X1900)

Last Friday, ATI announced their Stream Computing technology that aims on using their high performance graphics hardware, Radeon X1900, for general purpose computation with a focus on scientific and enterprise applications. “Stream computing allows ATI graphics processors (GPUs) to work in concert with today’s high-performance, low-latency computer processors (CPUs) to solve complex computational problems. Using… Read More »