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December 06, 2010
FREMONT, Calif., Dec. 6 -- AMAX, a leading HPC solutions innovator, today announced the availability of the new ClusterMax SuperG-B1 GPGPU blade cluster solution for compute-intensive scientific and research deployments. Based on the BladeMax AS-7200G, an advanced high-density 7U 20-GPU blade-based cluster building block, the ClusterMax SuperG-B1 delivers high-density and performance with maximized number of GPUs per 1U rack space. The SuperG-B1 offers a reliable and energy-efficient architecture for high performance computing applications used in a broad array of markets including financial services, oil and gas, life sciences, government and academic.
The SuperG-B1 cluster enables up to 120 of the highest performing GPGPUs plus 120 Intel Xeon 5600 series processors to be deployed in a standard 42U rack. Featuring the latest InfiniBand technologies, the cluster is equipped with dual 40Gb/s QDR ports per blade for high interconnect speed and minimal latency. The cluster delivers maximum performance with the best CPU to GPU balance and optimized I/O. Boasting up to 94 percent power-efficiency, the Platinum-level redundant power supplies fuel blistering computational performance using less power with greater reliability. Managed through a single, easy to use graphical user interface, the SuperG-B1's throughput is maximized by minimizing system management overhead, thus improving total overall performance.
"The HPC market is always in high demand for more computing performance and we are working hard to surpass technology limitations by continuously introducing denser and faster heterogeneous GPGPU cluster solutions," said Winston Tang, product development manager for AMAX. "The ClusterMax SuperG-B1 cluster is an amalgamation of the latest high-performance technologies to maximize technical applications."
Every AMAX cluster is customizable and designed to suit your exact project requirements, from performance and budget, to delivering maximum ROI and minimum TCO. With the ultimate ease of deployment in mind, all clusters are shipped fully assembled and ready to plug and play in any environment. For more information on AMAX, visit http://www.amax.com.
Founded in 1979, AMAX is a leading innovator of high performance computing. The company applies a unique combination of engineering expertise with an open standards-based approach to dramatically increase IT infrastructure ROI for a broad range of customers. Global organizations, including some of the world's best-known brands, use AMAX offerings to solve complex computing challenges, meet product development demands, integrate virtualization applications, reduce energy consumption, and stay competitive. AMAX is proud to be ISO 9001 Certified and China Compulsory Certified. The company headquarters is in Fremont, Calif., with offices in Richardson, Texas, Taipei, Taiwan, and Suzhou and Shanghai, China. For more information on products and services, go to http://www.amax.com.
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