First Look at the Larrabee New Instructions


Dr. Dobbs takes a look at the new instruction set for Intel’s Larrabee architecture and finds a lot of things HPC:

“Larrabee is an architecture, rather than a product, with three distinct aspects — many cores, many threads, and a new vector instruction set — that boost performance. This architecture will first be used in GPUs, and could be used in CPUs as well.” Full Story

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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.

One Response to First Look at the Larrabee New Instructions

  1. Mark says:

    nothing real spectacular there. Mostly derivatine. When can we get to 128-bit processors or something more vertical and or multi-dimensional?

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