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Ashampoo Core Tuner 2

It is important for a multi-core processor computer that its computing power is optimally distributed, especially if several applications...

February 10, 2013 By Ashampoo

Asus UX31 Zenbook

The 'ultrabook' concept was announced by Intel earlier this year. The idea is to marry second-generation Core processors and sleek, slim hardware designs to deliver computing muscle without weight, and good looks without compromising on capabilities.

November 14, 2011

Nvidia delivers latest Tesla supercomputing GPU

Nvidia has released the latest in its range of Tesla GPUs, which are general purpose graphical processors designed to handle supercomputing calculations.The Tesla M2090 GPU, announced by the company on Tuesday, contains 512 Cuda cores that are designed to work in parallel on typical high-performance computing (HPC) tasks, such as the simulation of microscopic biological interactions.

May 19, 2011 by

CES: Intel unveils Sandy Bridge, plays up video enhancements

LAS VEGAS - Intel today unveiled the second generation of its Core processors - codenamed "Sandy Bridge" -  playing up the visual elements that will create a new experience in computing, the company said.In a standing-room-only press conference at the Venetian Hotel, company CEO Paul Otellini talked about the next evolution of the PC and the push into evolving categories, including televisions, cars, digital signs and home automation systems.

January 5, 2011 by

VQLab Standard

VQLab is a fast, reliable and cost-effective tool for assessing the quality of your processed video. With native support for a wide...

August 25, 2009 By Semaca

GPU-based servers lack broad appeal

Programming challenges will limit use of graphics processors in enterprise servers in near future, say industry players who add that GPUs are finding its niche in high-performance computing.

December 14, 2010 by

Oh Brave New (Parallel) World

We’re at Intel’s ISTEP software event in Barcelona, getting a deep dive into the world of parallel computing. It’s an interesting place to be, as the physics of silicon has put an end to the seemingly constant increase in speed and power of processors.

April 14, 2010 by

Supercomputer performs prostate surgery

A supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) recently piloted a laser to perform prostate surgery on a dog. The operation was done in Houston without the intervention of a human surgeon while the Lonestar supercomputer, a Dell Linux Cluster with 5,840 processors, was in Austin. According to TACC, 'the procedure was the culmination of three years of research and development into the algorithms, computer codes, imaging technology, and cyberinfrastructure.' Please note that even if the intervention was a success, the dog ultimately died. But the researchers are confident that their approach could lead to specific treatments in five to ten years for humans. In fact, they think this is the future of surgery, bringing engineering tools into medicine. Fascinating research!!! But read more...

June 2, 2008 by

New AMD Opterons are good news for schools

AMD, a company that has been struggling to compete meaningfully with Intel in the last year, announced new "highly efficient" quad-core processors for blade and rack servers. With energy costs increasing drastically (and no relief in sight), schools looking to shave costs, as well as green their IT departments, can make use of centralized computing solutions that save energy and reduce management costs.

May 12, 2008 by

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