Issue No. 04 - July/August (2011 vol. 31)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MM.2011.78
Richard Vuduc , Georgia Institute of Technology
Kent Czechowski , Georgia Institute of Technology
<p>This column examines how GPU computing might affect the architecture of future exascale supercomputers. Specifically, the authors argue that a system with slower but better-balanced processors might yield higher performance and consume less energy than a system with very fast but imbalanced processors.</p>
GPU, CPU, exascale, supercomputers, system balance, data-intensive processing
K. Czechowski and R. Vuduc, "What GPU Computing Means for High-End Systems," in IEEE Micro, vol. 31, no. , pp. 74-78, 2011.