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NICS Tackles Big Science with Beacon

Jun 16, 2014 |

With support from the National Science Foundation and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, the National Institute for Computational Science (NICS) is expanding access to Beacon, its newest HPC cluster, providing researchers with a powerful research tool. Efforts are underway to optimize a number of science and engineering applications for this system utilizing both Intel Xeon Read more…

NVIDIA Scores Green Victory with Italian Supercomputer

Feb 5, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/NVIDIA_Tesla_K20X_K20_GPU_2.jpg” alt=”” width=”94″ height=”91″ />Last week, Eurotech and NVIDIA announced they had created the most energy-efficient supercomputer in the world, besting the most recent Green500 winner by a margin of 26 percent. NVIDIA credits its new GPU accelerators, along with Eurotech’s on-board hot-water cooling system. But Intel has something called the Xeon Phi.