Tuesday, June 19, 2012

India Builds SAGA Supercomputer from Nvidia Chips

ISRO has built SAGA, its most advanced supercomputer yet, using Nvidia's new Tesla GPU processors. Graphics processors are designed to do vector / array processing, thus making them very suitable for high throughput parallel computation. Providing less than a half-petaflop of performance, SAGA ranks 85 on the top 500 list of supercomputers worldwide.

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