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News Nvidia trumpets world's fastest computer

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Claave, 28 Oct 2010.

  1. Claave

    Claave You Rebel scum

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  2. Mraedis

    Mraedis New Member

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    But can it run... ah screw it.

    Isn't that like 1 GPU per TWO CPU's, I thought it would be at least 2:1 instead of 1:2.
     
  3. Technobod

    Technobod Finally bought a desktop :D

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    I wonder what the power requirements would have been if they had used a few more slightly slower GPUs like those from AMD...
    I do hate to think what their electricity bill is XD
     
  4. lacuna

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    Expect China to unveil its army of genetically enhanced super soldiers any time now then...
     
  5. mecblade

    mecblade 14 year old Technophile

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    But can it run Crysis 3?
     
  6. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    Can it run Minecraft?
     
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  7. Gradius

    Gradius IT Consultant

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    14,366 Intel processors
    7,168 Nvidia Fermi-based Tesla M2050 graphics processing units

    14366 / 2 = 7183 vs 7168 ?! That's OVER 1 (GPU) : 2 (CPU)

    "the new system proves that GPUs are redefining high performance computing"

    What a bad joke!
     
  8. TCoZ

    TCoZ Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo...

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    With all those fermi GPUs in one machine I'm suprised it doesn't instantly melt.
     
  9. mecblade

    mecblade 14 year old Technophile

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    o_O just noticed its for a defense university. What could require that much processing power?

    Im expecting a major hack on the pentagon's systems now, or maybe mount cheyenne.
     
  10. steveo_mcg

    steveo_mcg New Member

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    fixed that for you
     
  11. Phalanx

    Phalanx Needs more dragons and stuff.

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    Did anyone catch the folding PPD? :p
     
  12. theevilelephant

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    The stargate won't be safe, oh noes!

    The first thing I thought when I saw the picture was "oh... thats a bit... grey and dull". Where are the flashing lights?! It's clearly a fake, everyone knows you can't have a supercomputer without flashing lights.
     
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  13. thehippoz

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    ha chinas brute force machine.. 'you need crack? ok'
     
  14. TWeaK

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    You beat me to it XD
     
  15. Snips

    Snips I can do dat, giz a job

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    "Conspiracy theory Alert!"

    It will hack the LHC @ Cern and create it's own time machine and bring robots from the future to kill mankind.

    (In my best old scottish accent) "We're all Doomed!"
     
  16. HourBeforeDawn

    HourBeforeDawn a.k.a KazeModz

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    4.04 mega watts huh so lets see since it is fermi involved here I bet .04 mega watts is CPUs and other hardware and that other 4 mega watts is the nVidia GPUs =p
     
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    Where is John Connor when you need him?
     
  18. blackerthanblack

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    Each with their own Fermi and requiring cryogenic cooling a la Universal Soldier:brrr:
     
  19. thehippoz

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    1.21 jizzawatts
     
  20. K.I.T.T.

    K.I.T.T. Hasselhoff™ Inside

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    I've got to say i agree...it is a bit dull and before you all give me the 'you don't say' face i think they could have at least thought about how it looks.
     
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