[Beowulf] A sea of wimpy cores

Hearns, John john.hearns at mclaren.com
Fri Sep 17 04:39:10 PDT 2010


I think our own Doug Eadline has been beating the drum (or the alarm
bell) about multicore for
some time also.

"may not be preferable to chips with faster but power-hungry cores"
Yeah - bring it on. Specialist computer rooms, flourinert cooling,
unusual word sizes,
and the HPC expert kept in a windowless room full of used coffee mugs.

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