What kind of programs are optimized for using a 50 core coprocessor?
stephenb 2 years ago
Intel is reportedly working on the Larrabee GPU but instead of using it for video cards, they're designing it to be a 50 core, 22nm math coprocessor, capable of running many simultaneous calculations at high speed. What kind of programs will be able to take advantage of this? Will it be able to speed up database calculations for our web visitors?
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