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Intel Core i3 LLVMpipe Performance

Last week I put out new numbers showing the LLVMpipe performance with the latest Gallium3D code found in Mesa 7.9-devel. This Gallium3D driver accelerates all operations on the CPU rather than a GPU as a better software rasterizer than what is currently available for Linux, but even with a hefty...

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GPU Drivers, Crocodile Petting Zoos & LLVMpipe

Zack Rusin has written a new blog post where he...

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Qualcomm Releases Open-Source 2D/3D Kernel Driver

If you happen to have Google's Nexus One or other phones based upon Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor, there is great news today.

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Goethe University building a GPU cluster, but not how you think

AMD’s John Fruehe posted on his blog yesterday that Goethe University is building a GPU-CPU hybrid cluster, but not in the usual (i.e., NVIDIA) way. They are using Mangy Cours processors with AMD’s GPU, which is a much less common choice This cluster will combine one thousand five hundred and forty four (1,544) 12-core AMD Opteron processors (that’s a total of 18,528 cores) and 772 AMD GPUs. That amounts to one GPU card per 2P node. To help bring the whole set of servers together into a cohesive cluster, Bright Cluster Manager software will be utilized and Mellanox quad data...

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Review: 5 Little Linux Computers

Power-frugal, space-saving, and plenty capable--here are five little boxes that...

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X.Org Server 1.8.2 Officially Released

Peter Hutterer has announced the official release of X.Org Server 1.8.2, after it has went through two release candidates...

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