- Sep 12, 2003
Intel unveils Knights Corner - 1 teraflop chip.
-- TomRajeeb Hazra, Intels general manger of technical computing, surprised a group attending this years SC11 conference, at a steak house in Seattle this past week, by holding up a single chip and declaring "It's not a PowerPoint, it's a real chip." He was referring to the processing chip Intel has created that is capable of performing at 1 teraflops, called the Knights Corner, it is, unlike its rivals, based on the x86 architecture that still sits at the base of most desktop machines in use today.
Rajeeb Hazra, General Manager of Intel Technical Computing Group holding Knights Corner - Intel Many Core Architecture co-processor capable of delivering more than 1 TFLOPS of double precision performance.