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OpenCL 2.0 brings new graphics-chip power to software

A new version of the interface makes software running on graphics chips more self-reliant and better at sharing data with conventional software running on CPUs.

By July 22, 2013


OpenCL adapts for control-freak programming

Version 1.2 of the interface standard for letting general programs use graphics chip power lets programmers govern the resources available to a task.

By November 15, 2011


Intel: Supercomputer revamp needs our 50-core chip

The Knights Corner processor is a serious attempt by Intel to build a supercomputer-specific chip. It will be roughly equivalent to the processing power of supercomputer in 1996 that had 9,000 cores.

By November 18, 2011


WebCL: New hardware power for Web apps?

First came WebGL for 3D graphics on the Web. A possible sequel uses graphics chips to speed more general software like video game physics engines and photo processing.

By July 11, 2011


AMD quits benchmark group, implying Intel bias

Chipmakers AMD and Nvidia quit an industry consortium that distributes a common PC benchmark. AMD is claiming bias, but the BAPCo group and Intel don't agree.

By June 23, 2011


ATI and Nvidia face off--obliquely

Now that the chipmakers have started talking about their next-generation products, we can begin to see how the competition will play out in the marketplace.

By October 7, 2009


Intel, Microsoft event to highlight Windows 7 improvements

The companies will hold an event next week to discuss collaboration on improvements to the forthcoming Windows 7.

By August 24, 2009


Windows 7: A great gaming platform?

The official release is right around the corner, and some folks are looking forward to using the new OS. But is it an ideal platform for gamers too?

By July 27, 2009


Windows 7 will give boost to PC hardware

Improvements in the operating system will include how Windows handles multitasking, graphics acceleration, and solid-state drives.

By July 26, 2009


Nvidia CEO says 'Tegra,' Apple future of computing

At company's analyst day, Jen-Hsun Huang says future will make the graphics processor the equal of processors made by Intel, citing Apple as an early indicator.

By June 16, 2009