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Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Hardware News |

Intel announces its presence in the world’s most powerful supercomputer

Intel announces its presence in the world's most powerful supercomputer

announces triumphantly that Tianhe-2 , the recently announced developed in China, is the most powerful in the world, and is based on microprocessors E5-2692 “Sandy Bridge-EP” and parallel accelerators 31S1P “Knights Corner” of the Intel itself.

College a few days ago the National University of Defense Technology (China) began operating at (Milky Way 2), successor of Tianhe-1 , which even when not at full capacity, defeated the super-computer (made by AMD Opteron CPUs and Nvidia Tesla K20X accelerators).

organization today updated its list of the 500 most powerful super-computers in the world , which is led by Tianhe-2, which displaces the Titan to the second location in the list, with which Intel AMD robs the honorific post form the world’s most powerful supercomputer.

Intel also boasts that 80% of the 500 supercomputers on the list is based on the hardware, which is also present in 98% of new supercomputer that recently joined the list.

In the first five locations of the Top500 list are:

  1. Tianhe-2: 54902.4 TFlops / s.
  2. Titan: 17590 TFlops / s.
  3. Sequoia: 17173.2 TFlops / s.
  4. K Computer: 11280.4 TFlops / s.
  5. Look: 8586.6 TFlops / s.

Link: Chip Shot: Intel Technology Powers the World’s Fastest Supercomputer (Intel)


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