Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,676 Reviews & Articles | 36,072 News Posts
Weekly Giveaway: Fractal Design Arc Cases Contest (Global Entry!)

nVidia names Bill Dally as Chief Scientist

Adds ammo for war with Intel

| Posted: Jan 29, 2009 6:19 pm

nVidia is bringing in the big guns. They have hired Bill Dally as their Chief Scientist.


Dally is one of the Masterminds behind modern parallel computing and hold 50 patents personally. He has been responsible for many of the advances in modern technology including work on low-power high-speed I/O and interconnects.


He will be coming onboard at a time when Intel is pushing their own form of parallel graphics processor, Larrabee. This new GPU from Intel is a multi-core x86 processor (80+ Cores) that can handle the complex graphical calculations by running them in parallel. This new way of looking at the GPU could enable the use of real-time ray tracing for rendering graphics in games, and other applications.


Bill Dally will certainly add some needed ammunition in nVidia's on going war with Intel and AMD.


Read more

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more news at our news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Latest Downloads

View More Latest Downloads

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Did EA kill the Battlefield franchise with the terrible BF4 issues?

Yes, Battlefield is doomed

No, Battlefield will live on strong

I'm not sure, but I know EA needs to improve its game

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Get TweakTown updates via Facebook!
Just click the "Like" button below