Intel Larrabee gets reborn for super computers

Intel showed off the 22nm Knights Ferry at the International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg. This x86 many-core product is basically Larrabee silicon redesigned for high-performance computing.

" Intel says some of its partners at the conference showed early performance results obtained with Knights Ferry. Those partners include Forschungszentrum Juelich, CERN, the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information, and the Leibniz Supercomputing Centre, which contributed a juicy quote for the press release:

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