[Beowulf] Chinese supercomputers to use ‘homemade’ chips

Eugen Leitl eugen at leitl.org
Sat Mar 12 14:59:50 EST 2011


On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 02:48:36PM -0500, Mark Hahn wrote:

> current-gen Nvidia and ATI chips are in the 2-3 gflops/watt range,
> though that's not a completely fair comparison.

Another vaporware shop is Calxeda
http://www.heise.de/newsticker/meldung/480-Core-Server-mit-ARM-Prozessoren-1206857.html
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480 core/2U, 5 W/SoC node, 10x of x86 performance/Watt,
15-20x performance/USD.

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