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AMD Powers Half of the Top Ten Supercomputers

Nov 19, 2010, 18:02 (0 Talkback[s])

"AMD processors are used to power 24 of the top 50 fastest supercomputers ranked in the bi-annual Top500 supercomputer list, with half of the top 10 using AMD's CPU and/or GPU technology. Fifty-nine supercomputers in the TOP500 list are taking advantage of the compute power offered by AMD Opteron platforms, including 22 systems based on the new 8-core and 12-core AMD Opteron 6000 Series platform.

"AMD-powered supercomputers include the number two-ranked Jaguar, a 1.75 petaflop Cray XT5 supercomputer based on the Six-Core AMD Opteron processor..."

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