[rescue] emulation fun

Jochen Kunz jkunz at unixag-kl.fh-kl.de
Mon Feb 2 14:20:42 CST 2009

On Mon, 2 Feb 2009 10:33:41 -0500 (EST)
adh at an.bradford.ma.us (Sandwich Maker) wrote:

> recently i experienced a dizzying bit of future shock whiplash
> reading a news item that casually mentioned that the leading edge
> video gpu chip of today has reached the -1-billion- transistor mark.
> they also said the cpu lags, with only 1/2 billion transistors.
A current low end ATI Radeon HD 4350 delivers close to 100 GFlops.
A Cray 1 peaked at about 133 MFlops.
(OK. A GPU is even more specialized then a vector CPU like the Cray 1
and a GPU does only single precision. But still...)


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