[Beowulf] Intel unveils 1 teraflop chip with 50-plus cores

Christopher Samuel samuel at unimelb.edu.au
Wed Nov 16 17:47:57 EST 2011


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On 16/11/11 20:52, Eugen Leitl wrote:

[quoting a newspaper report]

> Now Intel has squeezed that much performance onto a matchbook-sized chip,
> dubbed "Knights Ferry," based on its new "Many Integrated Core" architecture,
> or MIC.

Actually that's wrong, this is Knights Corner that has
been announced (Knights Ferry was announced over a year
ago)..

http://communities.intel.com/community/openportit/server/blog/2011/11/15/supercomputing-2011-day-2-knights-corner-shown-at-1tf-per-socket

# Today.. for the first time, Intel showed our first
# silicon from the Knights Corner Product.  It runs.
# Even more yet, it showed 1 teraflop double precision
# -- 1997 was dozens of cabinet --  2011 is a single
# 22nm chip.

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