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Old 06-01-2006, 10:03 PM   #1
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Default AMD "Torrenza"

With Torrenza, AMD has designed what it calls an open architecture, based on the next wave of Opteron processors, which allow what AMD calls "Accelerators." Using the add-in accelerators, a system will be capable of peforming specialized calculations similar in fashion to the way we use GPUs today.

Hmm, sounds like the perfect candidate for a PPU. It's too bad it's on an Opteron though, because chances are whatever additions are there, they will not likely affect gaming.

http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=2642
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Old 06-01-2006, 11:24 PM   #2
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Hmmm...you never know, it could spill over into the FX line.
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Hmm.. VPU maybe? (ATI acquisition.. video... ) Who knows?
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