New, Smaller 45nm Transistors from Intel, Making a Big Splash at Supercomputing 2007
“Penryn” is the name for the upcoming family of processors built on new technology that Intel co-Founder Gordon Moore called one of the biggest advances to transistors in 45 years, PodTech’s Jason Lopez talks with Richard Dracott, General Manager of the High Performance Computing Organization in the Digital Enterprise Group at Intel.
Dracott talks about the possibilities of high performance computing, and about the upcoming SC ’07 conference, where today’s leading computer companies will feature their latest and greatest products and technology. Featured at the Intel booth will be a contest to build a 768 GFlop processing cluster using the latest Intel quad core processors, and the winner gets to take it home. For more information and to participate, go to ultimatehpcgeek.com. Find more info on High Performance Computers, or go to Intel’s knowledge base Wiki on supercomputing.
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