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Cray Computer Awarded Department Of Energy Contract
2011-10-12 05:11:15

Cray Computer was awarded a $97 million contract by the Department of Energy´s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). The contract will upgrade the lab´s current Cray XT5 computer, dubbed Jaguar, which runs at 2.3 million billion calculations per second (petaflops) into a new Cray XK6 with a peak calculation speed between 10 and 20 petaflops. According to the news release, the new system, dubbed as Titan, will contain the latest AMD Opteron central processing units and NVIDIA...

AMD Sets World Record For Fastest Computer Chip
2011-09-13 10:48:44

  AMD said on Tuesday that it has been awarded the fastest-chip-ever award by the Guinness World Records. The company said its AMD FX CPU will launch in the fourth quarter of 2011.  The chip has achieved a top speed of 8.429 GHz, beating the old record of 8.308 GHz. The "Team AMD FX" broke the record on August 31, 2011. "We applaud AMD for their entry into Guinness World Records for achieving the Highest Frequency of a Computer Processor," Freddie Hoff, adjudicator for...

2011-03-03 10:11:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloudcor® announces AMD (NYSE: AMD), a leading cloud microprocessor provider, as a Gold Partner for Cloud Slam'11® - the world's Premier hybrid format Cloud Computing conference - Scheduled from April 18 - 22, 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110303/PH58256 ) At the conference, AMD will showcase leading-edge cloud enabling technologies at the Day 1 Live event in Mountain View,...

2010-12-02 00:00:43

Powerful new range of 24 Core Dedicated Servers with unlimited traffic. Exclusive: SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 option available. Philadelphia, PA (Vocus) December 1, 2010 1&1 Internet Inc., http://www.1and1.com , a global leader amongst web hosts, today announced a remarkable new range of Dedicated Servers with 24 Core processors. In doing so, 1&1 offers a new web server option suitable for professional users with sophisticated demands for performance, reliability and energy...

2010-11-15 12:44:00

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- SC10 -- The Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Research (FIAS) at the Goethe University Frankfurt today announced a 285.2 TeraFLOPS Linpack score at 736 MegaFLOPS per watt at a PUE of only 1.1, a key milestone toward the "Landes Offensive zur Entwicklung Wissenschasftlich okonomischer Exzellenz (LOEWE)." Professor Lindenstruth, who holds a Helmholtz International Center (HIC) for the international large-scale Facility for Antiproton and Ion...

2010-11-12 13:29:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), the global leader in server technology innovation and green computing, today announced the launch of two new AMD Opteron(TM) 6100 Series processor-based SuperBlade® modules, which the company will demonstrate at SuperComputing 2010, November 15-18 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, booth 3829. Supermicro is introducing a new TwinBlade(TM) and a new...

2010-10-08 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Advances in multicore processors - with development of 65nm and 40/45nm silicon technology enabling the integration of significantly more memory, high-performance cores, and enhanced network interfaces - are the key to meeting carriers' and other customers' requirements for flexible networking systems, according to a major new report from Heavy Reading (www.heavyreading.com), the research division of Light Reading (www.lightreading.com). Multicore...

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