[Beowulf] Vector coprocessors

Craig Tierney ctierney at hypermall.net
Fri Mar 17 09:50:17 EST 2006


Joshua Baker-LePain wrote:
> On Thu, 16 Mar 2006 at 9:27pm, Craig Tierney wrote
> 
>> Joe Landman wrote:
> 
>>> BTW:  Anyone know if Intel is considering doing HT?  Would be nice.
>>>
>>
>> I would doubt it.  Intel sees themselves as a leader, and to
>> go follow AMD (and the consortium) wouldn't fit.  Look around
> 
> You'd think they *might* have learned a lesson from x86_64 (and on CPU 
> memory controllers, and *real* dual core chips).  That reversal still 
> makes me chuckle.
> 

What do you mean by 'real' dual core chips?  What features
do you think are missing on Intel Dual Core?

Craig
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