Tag Results for microchips (10 Blogs)

  1. Confessions of a Hot Chips n00b

    I spent last week at the Hot Chips conference, which, for you non-cognoscenti, is an all-star conference on high-performance microprocessors. I watched as Intel, NVIDIA, IBM, AMD, and a constellation of other chip designers presented Power-pointy microchip architectures until my brain had disintegrated into a thin gruel. I would like to share some observations, but they will all be borrowed, as my melting neurons were unable to produce their own. It's not news that everything is about multicore and GPGPUsâ''that's general-purpose graphics processing unitsâ''and the Hot Chips lineup reflected that fact. For those of you unlucky enough to know …

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