Intel now has a 50 core CPU.

This thing is beastly. And while it's not meant to be the primary CPU, it's only a matter of time before we see one with that many cores. #seb

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Intel's Newest Chip Has 50 Cores and Will Eat Your Family [Processors]
Yes. Fifty cores. Five zero. All on a single, tiny chip. It's real.
Intel beamed over their 50-core "Knights Ferry" processor yesterday at a supercomputing conference in Seattle, Brier Dudley of the Seattle Times reports. And they have good reason. The tiny chip is capable of 1 teraflop of processing power—an esoteric way of calculating how fast a chip is at crunching numbers. By comparison, the fastest Core i7 can only crank out 109 gigaflops. Stuffing this many cores onto one processor has …

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3 thoughts on “Intel now has a 50 core CPU.

  1. So this: that NVIDIA CUDA thingy isn’t actually a real microprocessor.

    Following your logic, putting 1,000 chocolate bars on my table makes it twice as good as that.

    But my neighbour can put 2,000 grains of rice in his bowl, and that’s twice as good as my pile of chocolate!

    Etc, etc…

    I’m deliberately being facetious to illustrate your faulty apples-to-oranges comparison. Think before you post.

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