[Beowulf] Engineers boost AMD CPU performance by 20% without overclocking

Vincent Diepeveen diep at xs4all.nl
Fri Feb 10 05:58:21 PST 2012


On Feb 9, 2012, at 12:42 PM, Eugen Leitl wrote:

>
> http://www.extremetech.com/computing/117377-engineers-boost-amd-cpu- 
> performance-by-20-without-overclocking

Seems that they used a GPGPU application and had the cpu help speedup  
the gpgpu by also helping to calculate.

So the gpu doesn't help the cpu.  So the article title is wrong.

It should be : engineers boost AMD gpu performance by 20% by having  
the CPU give a hand



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