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Intel to buy key assets from supercomputer maker Cray

The chipmaker is bulking up its interconnect portfolio by purchasing technology from the supercomputer pioneer in a $140 million deal.

By April 24, 2012


Crave visits the Cray-1, a true museum piece

The megaflop-busting Cray-1 made computing history back in 1976. Crave's Nerdy New Mexico arrives in the atomic city of Los Alamos to meet up with with this supercomputing classic.

By April 10, 2012


Cray supercomputer taps AMD 16-core processor

The University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications will use a Cray supercomputer for the National Science Foundation's Blue Waters project. That computer will incorporate AMD's new 16-core processor.

By November 14, 2011


Cray taps Nvidia chips for large supercomputer

Company will use Nvidia GPUs in its largest supercomputers, employing a back-to-the-future technology that played a role in the earliest supercomputers.

By September 21, 2010


Cray, Microsoft team up on cloud data centers

They'll work on efficient power delivery and cooling innovations, with the aim of reducing facility, power, and hardware costs.

By March 4, 2010


Cray adopts Microsoft for supercomputer line

High-end computing specialist says it will use Windows HPC Server in a line of products aimed at departments and universities.

By September 16, 2008


Tales of Silicon Valley: The Mighty Cray

Meet a supercomputer inspired by Star Trek with a wall-sized power bank in this episode of Tales of Silicon Valley.
Cray Supercomputers and Memorabilia at the DigiBar

May 21, 2008


Intel links with Cray for supercomputers, denting AMD

The two companies enter into a multiyear agreement on high-performance computing. That's not going to sit well with AMD.

By April 28, 2008