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

Featured Articles

LG G Watch R ships in two weeks

LG G Watch R ships in two weeks

The LG G Watch R, the first Android Wear watch with a truly round face, is coming soon and judging by…

More...
LG unveils NUCLUN big.LITTLE SoC

LG unveils NUCLUN big.LITTLE SoC

LG has officially announced its first smartphone SoC, the NUCLUN, formerly known as the Odin.

More...
Microsoft moves 2.4 million Xbox Ones

Microsoft moves 2.4 million Xbox Ones

Microsoft has announced that it move 2.4 million consoles in fiscal year 2015 Q1. The announcement came with the latest financial…

More...
Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

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