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CPU as GPU

Phoronix has done an interesting thing, they have used the LLVMpipe driver to run a bunch of OpenGL code on a recent Gulftown GPU. Check it out, here. Related Posts:PAT and MTRR

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PAT and MTRR

In older x86 hardware, typically pre-64 bit, control of the CPU cache was done by using settings in MTRR or Memory Type Range Registers. These allowed sections of memory to be cached in different ways. Memory could be set uncacheable, … Continue reading

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