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Intel, AMD Battle Again to Power Supercomputers in India

May 6, 2010 |

Latest x86 chips fuel burgeoning HPC build-out.

Arrival of the Desktop Supercomputer

Mar 17, 2010 |

A new generation of workstations is changing the nature of technical computing.

AMD: OEMs primed for Opteron 6100s

Mar 17, 2010 |

But what about the tier ones?

AMD Tries to Draw Intel Into Chip Battle

Mar 8, 2010 |

AMD offers up 48-core server prize.

AMD Confirms 12-Core Opteron Production

Feb 23, 2010 |

Magny-Cours siting on eBay forces chipmaker to respond.

Intel to Release Westmere Server Chips in Three Months

Jan 15, 2010 |

First 32nm Xeons promise better performance and energy efficiency.

SGI Colors New Shared Memory Machines Ultraviolet

Nov 16, 2009 |

After what may be the longest development cycle ever for a supercomputer, SGI has unveiled the first commercial implementation of its Ultraviolet architecture. The company first announced “Project Ultraviolet” at SC03. Now six years later, it has launched Altix UV, the company’s first scale-up HPC system based on x86 technology.

Intel: Xeon 5500 Servers are “Cash Machines”

Oct 7, 2009 |

Chipmaker says demand for better performance is driving Nehalem sales.

The Shape of Chips to Come

Sep 24, 2009 |

Larrabee, Westmere, and “microserver” chips: Intel talks up its future silicon at IDF.

Nehalem Bests Istanbul on STREAM Benchmark

Jun 30, 2009 |

The STREAM benchmark plays to one of the big strength of Intel’s Nehalem architecture — its memory performance.