Pages Navigation Menu

SHOWFUN - Show & Fun & More!

Meet the new world’s fastest supercomputer: China’s TaihuLight

Posted on 06/20 16:54 in Shows | 0

The Sunway TaihuLight is now the fastest system in the world, according to the twice-per-year TOP500 list, with a stunning Linpack benchmark result of 93 petaflops.The system is located at the National Supercomputing Center in Wuxi, which sits about two hours west of Shanghai.

Read More

China retains its lead with the two fastest supercomputers in the world

Posted on 11/14 20:40 in Shows | 0

Today brings a new TOP500 list of the 500 fastest supercomputers in the world.And China still sits on top, with the number one and number two systems: Sunway TaihuLight, at a Linpack rating of 93 petaflops, and Tianhe-2, at 34 petaflops.

Read More

Nvidia builds its own supercomputer, claims top efficiency spot in the TOP500

Posted on 11/15 13:49 in Shows | 0

This year, Nvidia has made its own entry — and no, I don’t mean that Nvidia is powering someone else’s system, or that the company collaborated with a different firm.According to Nvidia, the new machine is 2.

Read More

China, already dominant in supercomputers, shoots for an exascale prototype in 2017

Posted on 01/19 14:27 in Shows | 0

Back in June, China debuted the world’s fastest supercomputer, the Sunway TaihuLight (pictured), with a Linpack benchmark result of 93 petaflop/s.Now China is working on a prototype exascale (1,000-petaflop) system that it aims to complete by the end of this year, according to state media.

Read More

Cray Announces New, AI-Focused Supercomputers

Posted on 05/11 15:55 in Shows | 0

the CS-Storm 500GT supports up to 8x 450W or 10x 400W accelerators, including Nvidia’s Tesla P40 or P100 GPU accelerators.Add-in boards like Intel’s Knights Landing and FPGAs built by Nallatech are also supported in this system, which uses PCI Express for its peripheral interconnect.

Read More