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Jordan Unveils PS3-based Supercomputer

Mar 7, 2013 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpcwire/IMAN1small.jpg” alt=”” width=”95″ height=”95″ />The Jordanian government has requisitioned a custom-built supercomputer, which is now being used by universities across the country. What it’s made of may be surprising – but it’s not unprecedented.

Intel’s Xeon 7500 Processors Are a Game Changer

Apr 6, 2010 |

Nehalem EX eliminates many of the traditional weak spots of the x86 architecture.