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Old November 8th, 2007, 12:37 PM   #1
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AMD announces new firestream chipset

Parrellel processing similiar to current graphics GPUs
100 times faster than current dual cores
Can be added to current workstations via PCI-E 2.0 16x

http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,13...d/article.html
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Old November 9th, 2007, 02:14 PM   #2
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tanks Peter. good news and great hardeware. I'm surprise there is no more reaction too this post.
I want one of those for my camputer with sony vegas. who needs an expensive Avid DS Nitrits after that!
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Parrellel processing similiar to current graphics GPUs 100 times faster than current dual cores
Can be added to current workstations via PCI-E 2.0 16x
Unfortunately, a little digging confirmed what I had suspected, namely, that the vaunted floating-point performance figure -- 500 GFLOPs -- is for single-precision operations, although FireStream can perform double-precision FLOPs. NVIDIA offers a similar product, called Tesla.
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