News tagged ‘supercomputing’
Thursday, 27 Mar 2014
AMD has announced the FirePro W9100 graphics card for professional workstations. At its heart, is the Hawaii GPU that was most recently seen in end consumer AMD R9 290X and R9 290 graphics cards.
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013
AMD has announced its 12GB FirePro S10000 graphics card that is meant for high performance computing (HPC) implementations. NVIDIA also has its own solution, in the form of the 12GB Tesla K40 graphics card.
Thursday, 21 Mar 2013
Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is upgrading its Piz Daint supercomputer with NVIDIA Tesla K20X GPUs, with the assistance of Cray, the supercomputer company. After its upgrade, Piz Daint will be the first petascale supercomputer in Switzerland.
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2012
Titan, touted as the world's first open-source supercomputer, made its debut at the Oak Ridge Labs in the United States. Titan is 20 times faster than Jaguar, its predecessor, as the former is capable of a peak performance of 20 petaflops - 20 million billion floating-point operations per second.