Eni breaks into the TOP500 with the only private supercomputer to get into the top 10. Utilizing Intel’s latest Skylake-SP processors and packing close to 20 petaFLOPS of computing power, Eni is trying to revolutionize the way exploration & production research is conducted.
As they continue on building momentum, AMD held an impressive Tech Day at CES 2018 unveiling a series of products and detailing their aggressive roadmap going forward.
At CES 2018 Intel announced the first series of the much anticipated Core i5 and i7 chips with Radeon graphics. Those parts incorporate a Kaby Lake microprocessor, a Vega M GPU, and 4 GiB of HBM2 cache.
Exiting stealth mode, Esperanto, a small start-up lead by Dave Ditzel has unveiled their high-performance RISC-V cores they have been working on. Their first product will be a 4,096-core manycore processor designed for accelerating AI workloads.
Intel has finally detailed their recently launched Goldmont Plus microarchitecture and unlike what the name suggests, this is very far from a simple refresh.
Apple iMac Pros have started shipping with special Xeon W “B” variants that have slightly different specs and possibly slightly lower TDPs.
At the 2017 IEDM GlobalFoundries detailed their 7nm Leading Performance (7LP) process, an aggressively scaled version of their 14nm process optimized for next-generation mobile, SoC, and high-performance applications.
This morning Intel quietly released three Xeon Phi SKUs up to 72 cores based on Knights Mill, a Deep Learning specific derivative of Knights Landing.
Intel has released the first revision of their new x86 specification that adds support for page-granular and full physical memory encryptions.
At the 2017 IEDM Intel detailed their 22FFL process, a relaxed 14nm process for Intel’s custom foundry customers. 22FFL was optimized for mobile, IoT, and RF applications offering a cost competitive process with excellent performance and simple design rules.