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Intel Xeon Phi Processor High Performance Programming, 2nd Edition by Avinash Sodani, James Reinders, James Jeffers

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Chapter 2

Knights Landing overview

Abstract

Introduces Knights Landing, a many-core processor that delivers massive thread and data parallelism with high memory bandwidth. Knights Landing is the Second Generation of Intel® Xeon Phi™ products using a many-core architecture which both benefits from, and relies on, parallel programming. Key new innovations such as MCDRAM, cluster modes, and memory modes are explained at a high level.

Keywords

Knights Landing; Knights Corner; Second-Generation Intel® Xeon Phi™; High-bandwidth memory; Cluster mode; DDR; MCDRAM; MESIF; Mesh; Tile; CHA; MEU; gskew; FEU; PCIe; Icache; ITLB; TLB; Advanced Vector Extensions; AVX-512; BIU

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