[Beowulf] China aims for 100 PF
pbisbal at pppl.gov
Tue Jun 21 08:25:53 PDT 2016
Are you sure it's even built by IBM? From the quote below, it sounds
like it's using 32 nm fabrication developed by IBM, but it's unclear
from wording if it was actually built by IBM.
> making the KiloCore 100 times more power-efficient than a laptop
> despite being built on old 32nm CMOS processor tech from IBM.
On 06/21/2016 08:22 AM, C Bergström wrote:
> Did you even other to read the article? It's IBM fab, but UC Davis
> research.... unless I'm completely wrong.. Without real details like
> the ISA (which I assume is some common RISC-like thing) who knows how
> useful it could ever be outside of testing how many "cores" can be
> stuffed on a single chip.. I'm curious how much the chip-to-chip
> "networking" consumes compared to the cores themselves, as well as how
> the hell you'd try to program that for any level of high utilization..
> On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 8:14 PM, Remy Dernat <remy.dernat at univ-montp2.fr> wrote:
>> 100 PF is really not far from reality right now:
>> Is this why IBM just release its KiloCore processor ?
>> Le 20/07/2015 06:43, Mark Hahn a écrit :
>>>> well, this is always not bad for the world to have one more choice. I
>>>> like to be more optimum in the future HPC market with cheaper product ...
>>> except that many top500-leading systems are just national publicity
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