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Apple iPad 2 As Fast As The Cray-2 Super Computer

Anonymous Coward writes | about 2 years ago

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An anonymous reader writes "Presenting at the IEEE High Performance Extreme Computing conference, a researcher from the University of Tennessee presented that the iPad 2 is as fast as the original Cray-2 super computer. Performance improvements were made to the iPad 2 LINPACK software by writing Python for generating and testing various Assembly routines. The researcher also found that the ARM Cortex-A9 easily beats the NVIDIA/AMD GPUs and latest Intel/AMD workstation CPUs in performance-per-Watt efficiency."
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