Primeur magazine

Edition: flash - Issue: 2015-06-09

Blog

4th SPEEDUP Workshop on High Performance Computing, will take place September 10/11, 2015, at the University of Lugano (USI), Switzerland. Read further...

Hardware

Sumit Gupta reports on POWER8 benchmarks for the financial industry on his blog. An IBM POWER8-based system server reportedly can deliver more than twice the performance of the best x86 server when running standard financial industry workloads. Read further...
Mark Tyson at Hexus says Nvidia and TSMC allegedly tape out next-gen 14nm Pascal GPU. According to his article the first of the Pascal architecture chips, known as the GP100, has successfully been prototyped using the TSMC 16nm FinFET Plus process. This is a significant milestone and now engineers will be able to test and tweak the design to ready it for market rollout. Read further...