Monthly Archives: June 2010

Core i7 vs GeForce GTX 280 in parallel processing performance

Intel researchers have published the results of a performance comparison between their latest quad-core Core i7 processor and a two-year-old Nvidia graphics card, and found that the Intel processor can’t match the graphics chip’s parallel processing performance. On average, the … Continue reading

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New Intel massive parallel chip

Intel Labs has created an experimental “Single-chip Cloud Computer,” (SCC) a research microprocessor containing the most Intel Architecture cores ever integrated on a silicon CPU chip – 48 cores. It incorporates technologies intended to scale multi-core processors to 100 cores and beyond, such as an on-chip network, advanced power management technologies and support for “message-passing.” Continue reading

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Atom vs Xeon in search engine performance

Researchers at Harvard and Microsoft have authored a paper that seeks to prove that a small, power-efficient core like the Intel Atom chip can be better suited for search. The paper compares the performance, reliability, and cost of ownership of … Continue reading

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NextIO vCore C200 GPU Consolidation Appliance

NextIO’s vCore product family offers Nvidia’s GPUs for both compute-intensive and data visualisation needs. With the ability to hold eight double-wide GPUs in 4U of space, the vCore C200 delivers more than eight TeraFLOPS of GPU computing power that can … Continue reading

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Tilera and Quanta Unveil 512 core 2U server

Tilera Corporation and Quanta Computer Inc. today unveiled the world’s most power efficient and highest compute density server, codenamed S2Q. The S2Q server, targeted specifically to tackle today’s cloud computing workloads, was designed in collaboration with cloud datacenter providers, end … Continue reading

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Dell adds GPU capable blades

More than a week ago, Dell anounced two new blades for increased performance and scalability. The new Dell PowerEdge M610x is a full height blade server that adds two full height  PCI-E gen 2 16x slots to the old M610 (wich … Continue reading

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Gaming in the cloud

On the 17th of june, the US company OnLive launched the firt cloud-based gaming system. The OnLive gaming cloud is based on the Internet Explorer web brower on the client side and on a special PCI-E adapter that connects to … Continue reading

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