back to article SGI to flick switch on new Japanese super

Japan's Institute for Solid State Physics (ISSP) at the University of Tokyo is the latest win for SGI, which is to pull the big red switch on a 2.65 petaflop system on July 1. The system will be a hybrid of Intel Xeon processors and NVIDIA Tesla K40 GPUs, the company says in its canned statement. The SGI ICE XA will have 1, …

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  2. Shannon Jacobs

    Why the minor press release?

    Is there something significant or interesting about this machine? Might be in the top 20 for supercomputers, but nowhere near the top, so that doesn't seem to merit a feature article. Power efficiency? If so, the article should have played it up more.

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  3. phil dude

    shared mem?

    SGI used to sell some shared memory boxes - useful for some calculations, though our physics codes are nearly all MPP optimised...


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