Linux supercomputer maker Penguin Computing is ramping up its use of nVidia Tesla graphics processing units as co-processors for its x64-based Linux clusters. Back at the SC08 supercomputing show in November, Penguin was showing off what it called a "personal supercomputer," the "Bumble Bee" Niveus HTX workstation, which uses …
...going to get in on the GPU supercomputer front? I know BG/Q is in early development, but I doubt they'll go in the GPU direction with that.
Otherwise a lot of procurements for specific high-end computations might opt for the GPU option (if they can be arsed to completely reorganise their memory accesses).
In 2000 a GFlop cost $1000 its now under $3.
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