Nvidia chief scientist: CPUs slowed by legacy design

When it comes to power-efficient computing, CPUs are weighed down by too many legacy features to outperform GPUs (graphics processing units) in executing common tasks in parallel, said the chief scientist for the

Published on: November 22nd, 2010 joab jackson

IBM to turbo charge more servers with accelerators

IBM Corp. is putting more energy in building computers that mix CPUs with specialized accelerators to diversify its servers and target specific workloads, an IBM executive said this week.Servers based on generic CPU

Published on: October 12th, 2010 Agam Shah