AMD A4 “Mullins” APU GPGPU (Radeon R4): Time does not stand still…

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What is “Mullins”? “Mullins” (ML) is the next generation A4 “APU” SoC from AMD (v2 2015) replacing the current A4 “Kaveri” (KV) SoC which was AMD’s major foray into tablets/netbooks replacing the older “Brazos” E-Series APUs. While still at a default 15W TDP, it can be “powered down” for lower … Read more…

Intel Atom X7 (CherryTrail 2015) GPGPU: Closing on Core M?

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What is CherryTrail (Braswell)? “CherryTrail” (CYT) is the next generation Atom “APU” SoC from Intel (v3 2015) replacing the current Z3000 “BayTrail” (BYT) SoC which was Intel’s major foray into tablets (both Windows & Android). The “desktop” APUs are known as “Braswell” (BRS) while the APUs for other platforms have … Read more…

Mali T760 GPGPU (Exynos 5433 SoC): FP64 Champion – Adreno Killer?

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What is Mali? What is Exynos? “Mali” is the name of ARM’s own “standard” GPU cores that complement the standard CPU cores (Cortex). Many ARM CPU licensors integrate GPU cores from other vendors in their SoCs, e.g. Imagination, Vivante, Adreno rather than the default Mali. Mali Series 700 is the … Read more…

SiSoftware Releases Support for DirectX 11 Compute Shader/DirectCompute

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Press Office SiSoftware Releases Support for DirectX 11 Compute Shader/DirectCompute   London, UK, 30th November 2009 – SiSoftware releases its suite of DirectX 11 Compute Shader/DirectCompute GPGPU (General Purpose Graphics Processor Unit) benchmarks as part of SiSoftware Sandra 2010, the latest version of our award-winning utility, … Read more…