[Beowulf] China Wrests Supercomputer Title From U.S.

Douglas J. Trainor trainor at presciencetrust.org
Thu Oct 28 14:45:43 EDT 2010


On Oct 28, 2010, at 11:26 AM, Bill Rankin wrote:

> [...]
> What this machine does do is validate to some extent the continued use and development of GPUs in an HPC/cluster setting.  
> [...]

Nvidia claims Tianhe-1A's 4.04 megawatts of CUDA GPUs and Xeon CPUs is three times more power efficient than CPUs alone.  The Nvidia press release is at http://bit.ly/d9VNtY

	douglas


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