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    News - Supercomputing continues its onward march

    AMD and Fujitsu boast TOP500 prowess as Intel embraces exascale computing.
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    Re: News - Supercomputing continues its onward march

    errmmmm, someone needs to check their facts.

    The K computer is a SPARC system, using Fujitsu VIIIfx chips not Intel Xeons.

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    Re: News - Supercomputing continues its onward march

    Fixed, ty.

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    Re: News - Supercomputing continues its onward march

    ...so it still can't play Crysis on highest settings?

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    Re: News - Supercomputing continues its onward march

    Nope.

    No graphics card

    Wonder how much it'd cost to rent out for a day of folding

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    Re: News - Supercomputing continues its onward march

    Quote Originally Posted by miniyazz View Post
    Wonder how much it'd cost to rent out for a day of folding
    Costs $6.2m/yr to run. So, add 20% for hiring to public...

    (6 200 000 / 365) * 1.2 = $20,383.56 a day.

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    Re: News - Supercomputing continues its onward march

    What would its bitcoin rate per day be

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    Re: News - Supercomputing continues its onward march

    Quote Originally Posted by Kumagoro View Post
    What would its bitcoin rate per day be
    Not much - it's all CPUs, so probably couldn't break even. The Tianhe-1A chinese supercomputer at no.2 has NVIDIA GPUs, no real AMD GPU supercomputers though.

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    Re: News - Supercomputing continues its onward march

    Wait.. what?

    Did someone just manage to double post 2.5 days apart, using different usernames?

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