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ELSA Japan and LucidLogix to Introduce High Performance Computing Products

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ELSA Japan, a leading computer graphics solution provider and Lucidlogix (Kfar Netter, Israel, CEO - Moshe Steiner) announce an agreement to deploy Lucid’s HYDRA based chip in ELSA Japan High Performance products.

The companies have teamed up to transform high performance computing in the Japanese marketplace. For the first time, a product based on Lucid’s HYDRA technology will be used in a new line of ELSA Japan high performance systems for the HPC, broadcast and medical markets.

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how would one go about utilising this? is it like an external rendering box?
 

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how would one go about utilising this? is it like an external rendering box?
Yes, something like that, there will be a high-bandwidth connection of some sort between the box and the host-machine. There's already talk of Intel using the Hydra engine on its next-gen Skulltrail motherboard that hypothetically lets you use any combination of video-cards.
 
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They look like good computers to be folding farms.
 

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Yes, something like that, there will be a high-bandwidth connection of some sort between the box and the host-machine. There's already talk of Intel using the Hydra engine on its next-gen Skulltrail motherboard that hypothetically lets you use any combination of video-cards.
Fiber optics maybe? Sounds like you would need a connection with plenty of bandwidth.

Looks intriguing.
 

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Are they meant to be gtx295's if so they only have one 6 pin connector :p
 

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i wonder how much gpu power is needed for one of this real-time MRI rendering computers. I bet something like this could truly increase image clarity.
 

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Are they meant to be gtx295's if so they only have one 6 pin connector :p
Next generation Tesla HPC.

On this board, you can go ahead and pair four GTX 295 cards, four HD 4870 X2 cards, pretty-much any combination of PCI-Express graphics cards. No SLI/CFX cables needed, graphics processing remains abstract to the application.
 

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They obviously are not GTX295's. They don't have video outputs.
I meant tesla cards based on the gtx295

Next generation Tesla HPC.

On this board, you can go ahead and pair four GTX 295 cards, four HD 4870 X2 cards, pretty-much any combination of PCI-Express graphics cards. No SLI/CFX cables needed, graphics processing remains abstract to the application.
Still its a bit wierd that it only needs one power connector.
 

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Still its a bit wierd that it only needs one power connector.
Quadro CS, another card based on the G200b, needs only a single 6-pin connector.
 
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Yes, yes awesome computing power, but can it run Crysis?
 

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Yes, yes awesome computing power, but can it run Crysis?
Yes, depending on the cumulative power of all member graphics cards, whatever you throw at it.
 

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I'm going to take an educated guess as estimate that a setup like the one pictured would cost 5-25,000 dollars? A little overkill for crysis, besides crysis is old news.
 
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one step closer to a real life matrix. :D
 

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Fiber optics maybe? Sounds like you would need a connection with plenty of bandwidth.
Looks like a standard PCI-E cable port on that board.



Note: This is a diagram from a different expansion system, not the one from Elsa.