[Beowulf] What happened to AMD GPU?

C Bergström cbergstrom at pathscale.com
Wed Mar 4 12:22:06 PST 2015

On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 3:15 AM, Douglas Eadline <deadline at eadline.org> wrote:
> The one thing NVidia did right was port/support popular
> applications to CUDA (Amber comes to mind). I don't see
> how AMD can compete in this space if they don't do the
> same thing, but do it for their APU Opteron-X processors
> using HSA  (should they come out with some heftier models)

Small clarification -
I do believe there will eventually be HPC capable APU, but "HSA" is an
overloaded term. It can refer to multiple things. In some cases it's
hardware and other cases it's software.

Not all of HSA software was designed (or suitable) for HPC.

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