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On Wednesday, June 27, 2012 11:13:36 PM UTC+8, Yousuf Khan wrote:
> AMD has now adopted the same instruction set that Intel did, so there is
> unity again. However, AMD is probably hoping most people will be
> adopting GPU computing through OpenCL soon.
> Yousuf Khan
They must be praying that people adopt GPU computing: on a gigaflops/core
rating, currently Intel are beating AMD by about a 3:1 ratio.
Maybe their Pilerivers are okay for database servers, but in the number
crunching stakes, AMD have lost it badly.