There has been a lot of chatter about what AMD has been constructing over the past few months. You have probably even already seen the specifications of the new series. Today is the day we are allowed to show performance data
Qimonda said it is developing with Supermicro FB-DIMM memory modules with decreased supply voltage to address one of the key concerns of this memory technology – power consumption.
Sandisk announced a new NAND flash PCI Express card that is designed to hold operating system and frequently accessed files to speed up a PC.
On October 29th Nvidia introduced its GeForce 8800GT targeting the mid-range enthusiast segment. Demand has been high and within days the shelves of retailers were emptied of the cards. Two weeks later we are still in the same situation.
The IBM BlueGene/L supercomputer is still the best in the world according to the latest Top 500 Supercomputers list. The list shows the recently updated Lawrence Livermore computer to have a massive 478 teraflops, that’s 478 trillion operations a second. Coming in the number two spot is another IBM computer at a German research center with a “mere” 167 teraflops of power.
AMD has unveiled a new supercomputing-targeted stream processor card that not only is the first of its kind to deliver double-precision capability, but also is tied to new low-level and high-level SDKs that promise to simplify general purpose GPU (GPGPU) application development.