Reply to post: Re: Can they context-switch?

Microsoft boffins: Who needs Intel CPUs when you've got FPGAs?

CarbonLifeForm

Re: Can they context-switch?

Loading the data onto accelerators such as FPGAs and GPUs usually is the limiting factor in practical usage of this kind of hardware. Yes context switching must occur too, bit that is essentially data switching of metadata.

POST COMMENT House rules

Not a member of The Register? Create a new account here.

  • Enter your comment

  • Add an icon

Anonymous cowards cannot choose their icon

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR WEEKLY TECH NEWSLETTER

Biting the hand that feeds IT © 1998–2019