Intel Details Larrabee Processor Architecture


Intel is offering the first in-depth look at its Larrabee processor and the chip maker plans to offer the microprocessor to address a range of graphics and visual applications using x86 processing cores instead of more traditional GPUs.
In a paper, “Larrabee: A Many-Core x86 Architecture for Visual Computing,” Intel engineers offered several new details about the forthcoming Larrabee graphics processing unit, including the fact that Intel derived the instructional pipeline for the individual x86 cores from the company’s Pentium chip. Full Story. ACM members can Download the PDF

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FlexRex began his life as a cartoon character I created a Sun Microsystems. As the world's first "fictional blogger," he appeared in numerous parody films that made fun of the whole work-from-home thing. Somewhere along the line, the Sun IT department adopted FlexRex as their spokesman in a half-dozen security awareness films for employees. So when I left Sun recently, I started FlexRex Communications, a Marketing company in Portland, Oregon.

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