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> There are specific sets of problems that they're good at, but we don't run the OS on them.

Kind of.

Xeon Phi's predecessor, the Larrabee, was designed as a GPU. Intel now has a Phi that can be the only CPU in your computer.

It all depends on the code that the GPU cores run.

Some time ago, while musing about what a modern-day Amiga would be, I'd imagined it'd have a GPU and run all (or, at least most of) its software on it.

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