Linked by David Adams on Thu 13th Oct 2011 17:33 UTC, submitted by jefro
Hardware, Embedded Systems According to physorg.com (via popsci), the Cray Inc. XT5-HE supercomputer (Jaguar) is getting updated. The Department of Energy's Jaguar computer will be renamed Titan. This reported $97 million upgrade will be using AMD CPUs and NVIDIA Tesla GPUs and is claimed to "be at least twice as fast and three times as energy efficient as today's fastest supercomputer, which is located in Japan." Good news for gamers.
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RE: Only twice as fast?
by Adurbe on Fri 14th Oct 2011 09:49 UTC in reply to "Only twice as fast?"
Adurbe
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2x as fast means they can sell double the time on it.

I assume they did the maths and $97 million is worth the price for it! (and the ability to say its the fastest in the world really does bring in extra monies)

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