[ExI] The Jaguar Supercomputer

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Tue Nov 17 10:43:38 UTC 2009

2009/11/17 Eugen Leitl <eugen at leitl.org>

> Apart from economies of scale and advances in cooling this is what happens
> if you start rearranging the existing transistors into something marginally
> more efficient -- see CUDA and Cell for examples, all mainstream
> architectures
> derived from consumer systems.

Yes, I think that marginal efficiency touches here and there plus sheer
"size" is what has been delivering sofar.

One wonders what the closest "wall", making a breakthrough necessary to go
on, might lie...

In the meantime, let us enjoy the steady performance increases... :-)

Stefano Vaj
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