FP16 GPGPU Image Processing Performance & Quality

GPGPU Image Processing

What is FP16 (“half”)? FP16 (aka “half” floating-point) is the IEEE lower-precision floating-point representation that has recently begun to be supported by GPGPUs for compute (e.g. Intel EV9+ Skylake GPU, nVidia Pascal) while CPU support is still limited to SIMD conversion only (FP16C). It has been added to allow mobile … Read more…

Intel Graphics GPGPU Performance

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Why test GPGPU performance Intel Core Graphics? Laptops (and tablets) are still in fashion with desktops largely left to PC game enthusiasts and workstations for big compute workloads; most laptops (and all tablets) make due with integrated graphics with few dedicated graphics options mainly for mobile PC gamers. As a … Read more…

AMD Ryzen Review and Benchmarks – Cache and Memory

What is “Ryzen”? “Ryzen” (code-name ZP aka “Zeppelin”) is the latest generation CPU from AMD (2017) replacing the previous “Vishera”/”Bulldozer” designs for desktop and server platforms. An APU version with an integrated (GP)GPU will be launched later and likely include a few improvements as well. This is the “make or … Read more…

AMD Ryzen Review and Benchmarks – CPU

What is “Ryzen”? “Ryzen” (code-name ZP aka “Zeppelin”) is the latest generation CPU from AMD (2017) replacing the previous “Vishera”/”Bulldozer” designs for desktop and server platforms. An APU version with an integrated (GP)GPU will be launched later and likely include a few improvements as well. This is the “make or … Read more…

SiSoftware Sandra Platinum (2017) Released!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Press Office SiSoftware Sandra Platinum (2017) Released: Brand-new benchmarks, hardware support Updates: None. Articles: AMD Ryzen CPU Performance, AMD Ryzen Cache and Memory Performance, Intel Graphics GPGPU Performance, FP16 GPGPU Image Processing Performance & Quality. London, UK, March 24th 2017 – We are pleased to announce … Read more…

Intel Broadwell-E Launch and Reviews

Intel has launched the Broadwell-E (6900,6800 series) CPU for 2011 platform (X99).  Is it worth upgrading from your 5800 Haswell-E? Here some reviews that contain Sandra benchmarks to help you make your decision: Intel Core I7 6950X Extreme Edition Broadwell-E CPU Review @ OverClockersClub MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon Broadwell-E … Read more…