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Message 44558 - Posted: 20 Jun 2012, 0:05:35 UTC

Not really sure where to post this, so I'll try here. Will BOINC be able to use these, assuming the app was written accordingly?

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Nicholas Paizis
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Message 46300 - Posted: 15 Nov 2012, 19:59:44 UTC

With Intel's introduction I think it's time to take a very serious look at supporting this.


This link describes it as a very easy port.


John P. Myers
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Message 49369 - Posted: 27 May 2013, 17:24:35 UTC


Any new news on this? Intel is about to release 5 new models of these, some even under $2k. Since it is nothing more than collection of ~60 (depending on model) modified Pentium cores, perhaps crunching (Linux)CPU apps instead of GPU apps would yield better results?

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