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TarraTarra!
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re: Intel's Xeon Phi cracks top 500 supercomputers
TarraTarra!   11/13/2012 5:24:00 AM
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“There’s a need for energy efficient architectures,” .... Hmm, with all the hype around ARM maybe we might see A57/X-Gene in this space sometime this decade?

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wsw1982   11/13/2012 10:16:28 AM
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The ARM A57 is indeed a low power chip, but its' performance/watt is way lower than others.

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rick merritt   11/13/2012 2:25:21 PM
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Nvidia is being very quiet lately about its plans for a supercomputer-class chip using 64-bit ARM cores and its graphics processors. But they have the chops to create a shift here.

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asolomatnikov943   11/13/2012 10:23:25 PM
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What are the numbers? Anything publicly available?

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voroshazi   11/14/2012 12:15:34 PM
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Read this article from Blue Waters and Linpack test: http://www.ncsa.illinois.edu/News/Stories/TOP500problem/

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jaybus0   11/14/2012 2:04:39 PM
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The A57 is supposed to deliver 3x the performance of a15. Of course that means it would still need more cores than Xeon Phi. Interconnecting the cores also takes energy. I think it remains to be seen which is better in terms of performance/W.

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AxelKloth   11/14/2012 6:36:03 PM
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Energy-efficient does not mean low power. It means a better quotient of MIPS or GFLOPS per power unit used. Those numbers are published if the processors in question ran LINPACK or for I/O, a similar test.



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