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AMD is now in the fastest supercomputer in the world
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Exascale and super-floppy

The AMD-powered Frontier supercomputer is now the first officially recognized exascale supercomputer in the world, topping 1.102 ExaFlop/s during a sustained Linpack run.

IBM wants to make quantum supercomputers
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Wednesday, 11 May 2022 11:52

IBM wants to make quantum supercomputers


The plan is potentially alive and dead

IBM is ready to expand quantum technology into supercomputing – a gift for Bond villains everywhere.

Tsar Putin orders glorious Russian supercomputer
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Made with invincible and advanced Russian chips based on proven technology

Terrified that ordering invasions of other countries might prevent his country getting its paws on technology, Tsar Putin has ordered that a supercomputer be built around Russian-made Elbrus processors.

Meta builds AI supercomputer
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Tuesday, 25 January 2022 13:14

Meta builds AI supercomputer


What could go wrong?

Meta boffins are building a new artificial intelligence supercomputer that the company maintains will soon be the fastest in the world.

Tesla unveils Dojo supercomputer tech
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Monday, 23 August 2021 12:31

Tesla unveils Dojo supercomputer tech


Apparently calculated the existence of rice pudding and income tax before it was switched on

At its AI Day, Tesla unveiled its Dojo supercomputer technology in a move to show off its growing in-house chip design talent.

Supercomputer finds ancient Australian roads
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Showing how humans spread across the continent


A team of boffins have used supercomputers to simulate 125 billion possible travel routes and reconstruct the most likely "superhighways" these ancient immigrants used as they spread across Australia.

Linux is supercomputer king
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Tuesday, 19 November 2019 11:08

Linux is supercomputer king

Open sauce bubbles away really fast

According to the latest Top 500 supercomputer ratings, the average speed of Linux-powered racers is now 1.14 petaflops.

HPE supercomputer returns to earth
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 07 June 2019 10:17

HPE supercomputer returns to earth


Calls itself V'Ger wants to merge with its creator

HPE's Spaceborne Computer has returned to Earth after 615 days onboard the International Space Station as the first commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) supercomputer system on the ISS.

Supercomputer emulates a human brain
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 05 November 2018 12:09

Supercomputer emulates a human brain


Already likes football and finds reality gameshows interesting

SpiNNaker has powered up the world’s largest supercomputer to emulate a human brain.

IBM powers fastest Summit supercomputer
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Smallest, has NV100 and Power9 combo

It’s been a while since China had the fastest supercomputer and all thathas  just changed with the launch of US government owned Summit computer that is currently the world’s most powerful and smartest artificial intelligence (AI) supercomputer.