Commenting on: AMD launches contest giving away an $8,100 Magny Cours 48 core setup

Posted by Tony DeYoung on March 05, 2010

The AMD “What would you do with 48 cores?” contest asks you to write an essay/blog or video describing what you would do with a 48 core system to make the world a better place. The winner receives an $8,100 setup including a TYAN 4S board and four 12-core Opteron Magny Cours processors.

Hopefully, there will be some interesting entries and the winner will be someone who can really take advantage of what is essentially a supercomputer setup.  In particular I was thinking that some OpenCL-savvy developer would describe a compelling new solution since OpenCL can take advantage of…

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