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  • Geek Dreams: Cray CS-Storm Delivers High-Performance Computing In Million-Dollar Package

    Geek Dreams: Cray CS-Storm Delivers High-Performance Computing In Million-Dollar Package

    Imagine a system with 22 x 2u servers in a 48u rack -all cranking on 176 NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPU chips providing an astonishing 250 Teraflops per rack. We’re talking scream machines and that’s what Cray is delivering in its latest high-performance system called the Cray CS-Storm. Consider that a four cabinet Cray CS-Storm system is capable of delivering more than one petaflop of… Read More

  • Cray's CX1: a supercomputer for your desktop


    Actually, it might not fit. Aside from the awful photoshop job Giz points out, there’s no way of saying how big this thing is. I’m guessing somewhat bigger than a microwave, but I could be wrong and it could be as tall as Cleopatra’s needle. The CX1 has a bunch of “nodes” that you can customize with CPUs, hard drives and so on, and actually runs on Windows. You… Read More

  • Intel and Cray getting in bed together – wait, Cray?


    Who knew that Cray was still a player in the supercomputing field? Not only that, but they’re making news. Cray computers have been using AMD processors for a while now, but Intel has convinced them to include Xeons in their 2010-scheduled "Cascade" series of machines instead of the current Opteron configuration. Getting Cray isn’t exactly a lethal blow to AMD, but… Read More