Continuing our ISC 2014 news announcements for the week, next up is Intel. Intel has taken to ISC to announce further details about the company’s forthcoming Knights Landing processor, the next generation of Intel’s Xeon Phi processors. While Knights Landing in and of itself is not a new announcement – Intel has initially announced it last year – Intel has offered very few details on the makeup of the processor until now. However with Knights Landing scheduled to ship in roughly a year from now, Intel is ready to offer up further details about the processor and the capabilities. As previously announced, as the successor to Intel’s existing Knights Corner (1st generation Xeon Phi), Knights Landing makes the jump from using Intel’s enhanced Pentium 1 (P54C...

Fall 2013 Supercomputer Rankings Released; Achieving Max Efficiency With Oil

Turning our eyes back towards SC13 and supercomputers one more time this week, we have the biannual supercomputer rankings, which are released every spring and every fall. These rankings...

28 by Ryan Smith on 11/22/2013

June 2013 Top500 List Published: Xeon Phi Takes Top Spot

Kicking off this week is the International Supercomputing Conference in Leipzig, Germany, one of the two major supercomputing/high performance computing conferences of the year. There will be several announcements...

16 by Ryan Smith on 6/17/2013

The Xeon Phi at work at TACC

The Xeon Phi family of co-processors was announced in June, but Intel finally disclosed additional details about the first shipping implementation of Larrabee. In this short article we'll go...

47 by Johan De Gelas on 11/14/2012

Green500 Supercomputer List Released: Intel Takes Top Spot, Followed By AMD, NVIDIA

Coinciding with the publication of the Top500 supercomputer list earlier this week, the Top500’s sister list, the Green500, was published earlier this morning. The Green500 is essentially to power...

11 by Ryan Smith on 11/14/2012

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