[Beowulf] NEC SX-9

Mikhail Kuzminsky kus at free.net
Mon Oct 29 08:57:47 PDT 2007

In message from "Peter St. John" <peter.st.john at gmail.com> (Mon, 29 
Oct 2007 10:31:49 -0500):
>According to http://www.geekzone.co.nz/content.asp?contentid=7458, 
>NEC has
>announced an 800+ TFLOPS machine, SX-9; it does 100-odd GFLOPS per 
>(with a new vector processor).
>P.S. gosh, wouldn't it be cool to have a beowulf of these?! :-)

SX-9 itself has 512 nodes in full configuration w/840 vector TFLOPS.
To build cluster based on such SX-9s you'll need to organize channel 
bonding of a lot Infiniband QDR channels :-))

More information about the Beowulf mailing list