Intel Skultrail – 8 cores, 4 GPUs

If you didn’t know Gaming (or “Enthusiast”) computers is where all the margins are in the PC industry. Even though Intel has a dominant position on the industry in general, the company thinks that it needs to work on its “Enthusiast” image.

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Skulltrail is Intel’s platform for demanding entertainment. Users can put up to two quad-core processors, to get a total of 8 processing cores working in parallel. Whatever these eight cores compute must be displayed at some point, and Intel has made it possible to build a quad-gpu system. My favorite part is all the heat sinks

Keep in mind that applications do not scale linearly with the number of cores. Check Hothardware for a closer look.

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