Multicore and Scalability: What Really Matters for High Performance at Low Power

Tony King-Smith
The term “multicore” is increasingly misunderstood and over-simplified, as many still think this simply refers to having more than one conventional CPU. In this seminar, we’ll explain how Imagination uses the concept of multiple datapaths and execution units utilising range of different hardware and software architectures to implement high performance, highly scalable IP (Intellectual Property) cores covering graphics (GPU), video (VPU), communications (RPU) as well as CPU functionality. Tony will also explain how Imagination uses this to deliver much more than just performance scaling, including power management, product portfolio, and application software flexibility.
May 9 2012
57 mins
Multicore and Scalability: What Really Matters for High Performance at Low Power
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