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AMD FirePro Server Graphics Redefining Supercomputing Performance

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AMD has collaborated with the University of Frankfurt's Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) to deliver a new standard in power-efficient supercomputing with the SANAM supercomputer, securing the number two ranking on the latest Green500 List. The supercomputer will aid FIAS in quantum chromodynamics research.

Powered by 420 AMD FirePro S10000 dual-GPU server graphics cards based on AMD Graphics Core Next Architecture, the SANAM supercomputer redefines supercomputing with its incredible power efficiency.

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That thing needs more fans IMO.
 
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ahh... the shot back from AMD after TITAN (which used AMD procs but nvidia gfx) was announced...



Stay tune for next week, when nvidia will point out that AMD is selling supercomputers to Saudis and try to imply some loose connection to the Taliban. (jk)
 
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Awesome news for AMD !
 

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Stay tune for next week, when nvidia will point out that AMD is selling supercomputers to Saudis and try to imply some loose connection to the Taliban. (jk)
I wonder if it's possible to calculate the optimum point of impact for slamming planes into buildings using super computers. :laugh:
 
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I wonder if it's possible to calculate the optimum point of impact for slamming planes into buildings using super computers. :laugh:
Given what happened in 2001, that's not even remotely funny, dude!!! :shadedshu
 
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DAYUM! Go Go GO AMD!

now we know were AMD has been spending their resources!
 
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And it's strange seeing that FirePro is combined with Intel CPUs and nVidia with Opterons.
This.
 
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And it's strange seeing that FirePro is combined with Intel CPUs and nVidia with Opterons.
Remembering this article, the article gives me an idea...

...could it be that they all are in a sweet love-hate relationship? :laugh:
 

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I wonder if it's possible to calculate the optimum point of impact for slamming planes into buildings using super computers. :laugh:
yes it can, they use this kind of stuff to calculate bullet projetile path for battleships, artilary, rockets ect
 

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yes it can, they use this kind of stuff to calculate bullet projetile path for battleships, artilary, rockets ect
mission critical systems these normally would go into
 

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i think projectile calculating stuff is done by military computers?
 

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EDIT: Sorry, mistaken
 
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