Meta leaps into the supercomputer game with its AI Research SuperCluster

There’s a global competition to build the biggest, most powerful computers on the planet, and Meta (AKA Facebook) is about to jump into the melee with the “AI Research SuperCluster,”

Nvidia will power world’s fastest AI supercomputer, to be located in Europe

Nvidia is is going to be powering the world’s fastest AI supercomputer, a new system dubbed “Leonardo” that’s being built by the Italian multi-university consortium CINECA, a g

As it closes in on Arm, Nvidia announces UK supercomputer dedicated to medical research

As Nvidia continues to work through its deal to acquire Arm from SoftBank for $40 billion, the computing giant is making another big move to lay out its commitment to investing in U.K. technology. To

Coronavirus pushes Folding@Home’s crowdsourced molecular science to exaflop levels

The long-running Folding@Home program to crowdsource the enormously complex task of solving molecular interactions has hit a major milestone as thousands of new users sign up to put their computers to

Intel and Argonne National Lab on ‘exascale’ and their new Aurora supercomputer

The scale of supercomputing has grown almost too large to comprehend, with millions of compute units performing calculations at rates requiring, for first time, the exa prefix — denoting quadrillion

$600M Cray supercomputer will tower above the rest — to build better nukes

Cray has been commissioned by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory to create a supercomputer head and shoulders above all the rest, with the contract valued at some $600 million. Disappointingly, El

Intel and Cray are building a $500 million ‘exascale’ supercomputer for Argonne National Lab

In a way, I have the equivalent of a supercomputer in my pocket. But in another, more important way, that pocket computer is a joke compared with real supercomputers — and Intel and Cray are putting

HPE and NASA make supercomputer on ISS available for experiments

Last year, HPE successfully built and installed a supercomputer on the International Space Station that could withstand the rigors of being in space. Today, the company announced that it is making tha

NASA’s newly upgraded Pleiades supercomputer delves into the mysteries of star formation

NASA scientists are bringing one of the most powerful computers in the world — just recently given a tune-up — to bear on the question "Where do stars come from?" So next time your toddler asks yo

China beats China with world’s fastest supercomputer

The world’s previous fastest supercomputer, Tianhe-2, has been unseated by the Sunway TaihuLight. The Chinese supercomputer will be located at the National Supercomputer Center at Wuxi. Supe

$30M Stampede 2 supercomputer will provide 18 petaflops of data-crunching power to researchers nationwide

Watch out, global supercomputer Top 5, there's a new contender. Or at least there will be soon, once the $30 million Stampede 2 is up and running. With 18 petaflops peak processing capacity, the new s

PRIMEHPC FX10: Fujitsu To Market New Supercomputer To Companies

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Fujitsu “K”: The World’s Fastest Supercomputer Is Now Even Faster

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IBM supercomputer of unheard-of size to monitor nukes

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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

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

Playstation 3's used by scientists as mini Supercomputers

[photopress:psthree003.jpg,full,center] Now that Blu-ray is the decisive winner in the next-gen format wars, it’s time to take another look at the PS3. Game play and disc features aside, it&#821

Iran builds supercomputer with illegal AMD chips

Oh, wonderful. Apparently Iran has used 216 AMD processors to build the largest supercomputer in the country. AMD immediately responded by saying that it’s never shipped anything to Iran due to