The new MSI Titan GT77 is a desktop replacement with 16-core CPUs

After a small teaser last week, MSI has officially announced the latest iteration of its GT Titan series, the GT77 Titan, powered by the new Intel HX series processors and the latest Nvidia RTX graphics cards. Along with that, MSI also introduced a number of new gaming laptops powered by similar hardware, in addition to … Read more

CPUs, cloud VMs, and noisy neighbors: the limits of parallelism

Sometimes your program is slow not because of your code, but because of where it’s running. If you have other processes competing for the same limited hardware resources, your code will run more slowly. Once you add virtualization into the mix, those competing processes might be invisibleā€¦ but they’re still there. In this article we’ll … Read more