Europe’s Fastest Supercomputer to Get Pascal GPU Upgrade

April 6, 2016

Already Europe’s fastest supercomputer at 7.8 petaflops, the Piz Daint (hybrid CPU/GPU Cray XC30) at the Swiss National Computing Center (CSCS) will double its performance with a massive upgrade that involves switching to NVIDIA’s newest Pascal GPU architecture and merging with Piz Dora (Cray XC40), a smaller CPU-based machine. The announcement was made at GTC16... Read more…

By Tiffany Trader and John Russell

‘Piz Dora’ Piggybacks Swiss Supercomputer ‘Piz Daint’

December 11, 2014

Already the world's most energy-efficient petascale supercomputer, "Piz Daint" – the Cray XC30 system installed at the Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (C Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Swiss Hybrid Petaflopper Opens for Research

March 24, 2014

During the 2013 NVIDIA GPU Technology conference, the Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS) revealed that its Cray XC30 “Piz Daint” supercomputer was Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

Swiss Research House Outfits Cray XC30 with GPU Boosters

September 11, 2013

The Swiss National Supercomputing Centre (CSCS) is rolling out the second half of its Cray XC30 supercomputer, the first to employ both Intel Xeon processors and NVIDA GPUs. Read more…

By Tiffany Trader

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