[Beowulf] Intel unveils 1 teraflop chip with 50-plus cores
samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Wed Nov 16 14:47:57 PST 2011
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On 16/11/11 20:52, Eugen Leitl wrote:
[quoting a newspaper report]
> Now Intel has squeezed that much performance onto a matchbook-sized chip,
> dubbed "Knights Ferry," based on its new "Many Integrated Core" architecture,
> or MIC.
Actually that's wrong, this is Knights Corner that has
been announced (Knights Ferry was announced over a year
# Today.. for the first time, Intel showed our first
# silicon from the Knights Corner Product. It runs.
# Even more yet, it showed 1 teraflop double precision
# -- 1997 was dozens of cabinet -- 2011 is a single
# 22nm chip.
Christopher Samuel - Senior Systems Administrator
VLSCI - Victorian Life Sciences Computation Initiative
Email: samuel at unimelb.edu.au Phone: +61 (0)3 903 55545
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