Turning The CPU-GPU Hybrid System On Its Head

Sales of various kinds of high performance computing – not just technical simulation and modeling applications, but also cryptocurrency mining, massively multiplayer gaming, video rendering, visualization, machine learning, and data analytics – run on little boom-bust cycles that make it difficult for all suppliers to this market to make projections when they look ahead.


The End Of Xeon Phi – It’s Xeon And Maybe GPUs From Here

To a certain extent, the “Knights” family of parallel processors, sold under the brand name Xeon Phi, by Intel were exactly what they were supposed to be: A non-mainstream product that tried out a different architecture than its mainstream Xeon family of server processors and that was aimed at the high performance computing jet set that is, by definition, supposed to take risks on new architectures.