Originally Posted by fateswarm
Are the kids excited by this aware that ALL GPUs are ALREADY massively multicore? Though they are very simplistic cores compared to a general purpose processor. They mainly do simper linear jobs per pixel, per vertex, per 'variable'.
The important research here is the fabric/interconnect... not the core count.
Originally Posted by sumitlian
This thing is not just about optimizing all programs for 100 core CPU, I mean there will still be many free cores left for more applications when some cores are being utilized. Imo this is not exactly multithreading, but you can call its doing massive multitasking.
Single-user multitasking does not actually increase core usage much.
Why would someone purchase a 100 core system and never use more than a dozen cores?
Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros
CPUs are going to analyze, improve, design, and manufacture themselves and other components soon enough
This does nothing to advance that...