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AMD Fusion System Architecture Overview - Southern Isle GPUs and
Posted by newsbot on June 17th 2011



This is a big deal for AMD. While they have had troublekeeping up with Intel on the CPU side, we can see that they have hadno problems staying ahead with graphics. Their push towardsheterogeneous computing is also shared with NVIDIA, and their combinedefforts towards utilizing this functionality will benefit both in thelong run. Intel is still more CPU-centric, but we are starting to seethem taking a larger interest in this technology. The cancelledLarabee project may have been misguided in terms of addressing thegaming and graphics market, but the parallel computing ramificationsof this part and its extreme programmability hint at things to come.

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