nazim.mer at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 22:36:07 CET 2012
it allows memory to be shared amongst the GPU and CPU
On 13 November 2012 20:48, Nazim Mer <nazim.mer at gmail.com> wrote:
> AMD Fusion is the marketing name for a series of APUs by AMD, aimed at
> providing good performance with low power consumption, and integrating a
> CPU and a GPU based on a mobile stand-alone GPU. There has subsequently
> been a disagreement between Arctic (formerly Arctic Cooling) and AMD over
> the use of the "Fusion" brand name. AMD has thus changed Fusion to
> Heterogeneous Systems Architecture (HSA). Fusion was announced in 2006
> and has been in development since then. The final design is the product of
> the merger between AMD and ATI, combining general processor execution as
> well as 3D geometry processing and other functions of modern GPUs (like
> GPGPU computation) into a single die. This technology was shown to the
> general public in January 2011 at CES. Second-generation "Trinity" parts
> are expected in June 2012.
> On 13 November 2012 18:44, Matthew Heimlich <matt.heimlich at gmail.com>wrote:
>> What exactly is HSA?
>> On Tue, Nov 13, 2012 at 1:13 PM, Nazim Mer <nazim.mer at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Is cycles gonna support this?
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