24-28 October 2011
Hosted by TRIUMF, SFU and the University of Victoria at the Harbour Center - Downtown Vancouver
Canada/Pacific timezone

AMD's New 16-core Opteron Processors

25 Oct 2011, 09:00
1h
Hosted by TRIUMF, SFU and the University of Victoria at the Harbour Center - Downtown Vancouver

Hosted by TRIUMF, SFU and the University of Victoria at the Harbour Center - Downtown Vancouver

515 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC Canada V6B 5K3
Computing & Batch Services Computing

Speaker

David (John) Cownie (AMD)

Description

An overview of the architecture and power efficiency features of the latest 16-core processors from AMD including benchmark results for the HEP-SPEC suite –- showing the performance improvements over the current 12-core and older 6-, quad-, and dual-core processors. AMD's newest Opteron processors feature the “Bulldozer” x86 core pair compute module which is especially well-suited for modern C++ and object-based language workloads.

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