Stampede 10 petaflop supercomputer

A 10 petaflop supercomputer with Intel Xeon phi processors will be completed in 2 months.

Stampede, scheduled to be fully operational on Jan. 7, 2013, will feature 6,400 Dell C8220X nodes comprising 12,800 Intel Xeon E5 processors plus more than 6,000 Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors. According to TACC, the Xeon processors provide more than 2 petaflops of peak performance, while the Xeon Phi coprocessors will add more than 7 petaflops of additional performance.

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