[Beowulf] New Iranian clusters - GPU based ?
prentice at ias.edu
Fri Feb 25 07:07:01 PST 2011
Christopher Samuel wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Apparently Iran claims to have 2 new supers, the larger
> at 89TF.
Big deal. We have one that can win on Jeopardy! ;)
> Looking at the photos they look like SuperMicro boxes,
> some 2I with lots of disks and some that look remarkably
> like GPU boxes - compare this picture:
> and this SuperMicro GPU 1U box:
> They look the same to me though of course there's no way to
> tell if GPUs are in them, but the spacing between them does
> seem to imply that they kick out a fair amount of heat..
...or they spaced them out just so they'd take up more racks and look
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