[Beowulf] yikes: intel buys cray's spine
diep at xs4all.nl
Wed May 2 17:05:35 PDT 2012
Yeah well it seems intel is moving that direction.
The big mystery question is: why those cheap buys (qlogics and
Why not Nvidia as well?
You need a good chip in the end, and nvidia and AMD have probably a
huge amount of patents in manycore/gpu domain
that would be pretty much needed as well for intel.
If you just want to espionage, take over some cheap communication
HPC manufacturers - if you want to make a profit you also need a fast
Now it's true the Kepler from Nvidia is 28 nm and not 22 nm, yet it's
If Nvidia in say a year from now manages to produce a great Tesla
based upon it,
they rock 'n roll and should be able to mount 2 gpu's on 1 card as
the datapath is just 256 bits wide
and not 384 bits as their previous one.
Does anything i write here make sense?
On May 2, 2012, at 10:42 PM, Douglas Eadline wrote:
> Wow, that was fast:
> Cray Completes Sale of Interconnect Hardware Assets to Intel
>> that's one market where AMD no longer plays eh?
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