All the way back at Hot Chips 2017, we saw Intel launch its upgraded Xeon Phi processors, Knights Mill. These were updated versions of Knights Landing, using the same upgraded Silvermont x86 cores paired with AVX-512 units and MCDRAM, but focusing on variable length instructions for machine learning. Despite the launch way back when, we had not heard much about anyone using them. Until this past week, that is.
Today it was noticed, without any fanfare from Intel, that Knights Mill information has been uploaded to Intel’s specification database ARK. There are three known SKUs so far, with...76 by Ian Cutress on 12/19/2017
Another talk from Hot Chips, this time on Intel's Knights Mill (KNM). The Intel Knights family stems from their Xeon Phi product line, although KNM is a bit different...22 by Ian Cutress on 8/21/2017
In a brief announcement as part of today’s Day 2 ketnote for IDF 2016, Intel has announced a new member of the Xeon Phi family. The new part, currently...24 by Ryan Smith on 8/17/2016