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    Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    System will go live in two stages, with GPU accelerated nodes on starting late 2020.
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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    because GPUs can offer more teraflops than CPUs why not use GPU only for simulation?

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    But will it run Crysis?

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    Quote Originally Posted by TheShavedEwok View Post
    But will it run Crysis?
    Old one yes. If you're asking about the remastered version though you're having a laugh. There's no chance with a cooling system that required but one crane.

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    Quote Originally Posted by lumireleon View Post
    because GPUs can offer more teraflops than CPUs why not use GPU only for simulation?
    Something has to feed those data hungry GPUs.

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    Also an impressive win for AMD.

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    Also an impressive win for AMD.
    The win would be better if they decide to use AMD GPU's as well, they more than well show they can handle it in general.

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    Quote Originally Posted by QuorTek View Post
    The win would be better if they decide to use AMD GPU's as well, they more than well show they can handle it in general.
    The most powerful supercomputer in the world has AMD CPUs and GPUs:
    https://www.anandtech.com/show/15581...pus-2-exaflops

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by QuorTek View Post
    The win would be better if they decide to use AMD GPU's as well, they more than well show they can handle it in general.
    The most powerful supercomputer in the world has AMD CPUs and GPUs:
    https://www.anandtech.com/show/15581...pus-2-exaflops
    Yeh well, GLaDOS runs on a potato. That's code optimisation right there.

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    Quote Originally Posted by philehidiot View Post
    Yeh well, GLaDOS runs on a potato. That's code optimisation right there.
    But there is no cake.

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    Quote Originally Posted by Percy1983 View Post
    But there is no cake.
    The cake was real, it only comes when you die!

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    Quote Originally Posted by CAT-THE-FIFTH View Post
    The most powerful supercomputer in the world has AMD CPUs and GPUs:
    Correct me if my Google is wrong, but I believe Summit holds that title?

    Frontier doesn't even get delivered until 2021 and the bits for El Capitan are still in the Shopping Basket..... Neither AMD system actually counts until it has Windows up and running, a Speedtest.net result posted and an e-peen thread posted on the forums.
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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    The Cake is a Lie!!

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    Re: Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6,000 next-gen Nvidia GPUs

    Quote Originally Posted by QuorTek View Post
    The Cake is a Lie!!
    You lie! She wouldn't do that to me! Seeee!


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    Perlmutter supercomputer to wield 6000 next gen Nvidia GPUs

    i dont see how they will restrict overclocking more than they do with all pascal parts. most 1070 and 1080 hit 2015-2100 no matter what the configuration.

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