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Sunway BlueLight MPP, ShenWei processor SW1600 975.00 MHz, Infiniband QDR
ShenWei SW1600 with DEC Alpha instruction set
One interesting fact is that the first 3 generations of SW processors were 2 years apart, with the latest SW-1600 becoming available in 2010, or 3 years ago.
It is only ridiculous to assume there is no new development of the SW line of processor development.
There was a time when export of technologies, like those Xeon chips, was strictly controlled by the US Commerce Department.
The schoolboy enthusiasm here at EE Times for "fastest" should be overwhelmed by committing actual JOURNALISM and posing the question of how a future nuclear adversary could get a hold of technology to enable the simulation of higher yield nuclear warheads.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 0 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...