APU 2013 – Day 3 Recap

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Big announcement here at #APU13! AMD CTO, Mark Papermaster, just announced 2 additions to the 2014 Mobile APU roadmap http://t.co/sWHMhb9AAe — AMD (@AMD) November 13, 2013 Today was the final day of AMD's APU 2013 conference. The theme of today was mostly focused on gaming topics, so it was not as relevant to technical computing as yesterday. However, the mobile product announcement from AMD in the tweet above was interesting. OpenCL is just as important in mobile computing as it is in HPC computing. Both ends of the spectrum have a need for speed and can achieve it through great data parallelism. AMD is looking to make better inroads into mobile computing with these APU announcements. Overall, APU 2013 was a fantastic ...