Error
  • JUser::_load: Unable to load user with id: 67

Featured Articles

Broadwell to be faster than Skylake-S in desktop

Broadwell to be faster than Skylake-S in desktop

Intel will do something that it never did before. It will release two processor generations at once in the desktop space.…

More...
ARM’s signs off on 64 bit ARMv8-A

ARM’s signs off on 64 bit ARMv8-A

British chip designer ARM has just signed off its 50th licensing agreement for its ARMv8-A technology, which includes support for 64-bit…

More...
Intel Business vPro market divided into 7 categories

Intel Business vPro market divided into 7 categories

Just a few years ago we had two market segments for business users. We had desktops and notebooks and now Intel…

More...
GTA 5 will make November release

GTA 5 will make November release

While we have continued to hear that Grand Theft Auto V for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC will not…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Monday, 05 November 2007 12:33

RapidMind releases multi-core software

Written by

Image

Supports x86 processors


RapidMind
has released its Development Platform 3.0 for x86 processors, which it says can provide up to eight-fold performance boosts on quad-core CPUs on some applications. So far, RapidMind has focused on graphics accelerators from AMD, and the Cell processor from IBM. According to eeTimes the company is now hoping the new version will open for the door to much broader markets such as developers of database software.

Ray DePaul, President and Chief Executive Officer of RapidMind, was quoted as saying that end users were finding yesterday's software doesn't run any faster on the new hardware. In some cases, code may even run slower because sometimes these multi-core architectures are based on slower, simpler cores, he said.

Masstech has signed up to use RapidMind to help speed up its real-time video encoding software for high definition video in broadcasting applications.

More here.
Last modified on Monday, 05 November 2007 13:28

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments