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Jaguar supercomputer gets AMD 6-core CPU upgrade

Jaguar supercomputer gets AMD 6-core CPU upgrade

| CPU, APU & Chipsets News | Posted: Nov 16, 2009 7:19 pm

Supercomputers are found in labs and universities the world over and are used for all sorts of scientific, and research purposes. The faster a supercomputer operates, the more efficient and faster that complex scientific results can be delivered. The Oak Ridge National Laboratory has announced that its Jaguar supercomputer has been upgraded.

 

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The machine had its quad-core AMD Opteron CPUs replace with six-core Opteron 6100 series processors. The new processors have given the machine the performance to grab the top spot on the top five supercomputer list

 

The machine has a peak theoretical performance of 2.3 petaflops/s and performance on the Linpack benchmark of 1.75 petaflops/s. The former number one system was the Roadrunner and it also uses AMD CPUs. AMD powers for of the five machines on the list.

 

NEWS SOURCES:Amd.com

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