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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

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Jaguar supercomputer races past Roadrunner in Top500

Cray XT5 supercomputer known as "Jaguar" finally bests IBM after three tries. The top 10, while still dominated by supercomputers housed in the U.S., had just one newcomer.

By November 15, 2009

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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

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Confirmed, finally: D-Wave quantum computer is sometimes sluggish

The D-Wave Two quantum computer clocks in no faster than a standard PC, but those already well-known results still leave us scratching our heads over speed testing.

By June 19, 2014

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US election whips Twitter and Donald Trump into frenzy

Obama's win in the United States presidential election has become the most tweeted about event in US political history, while at the same time Donald Trump had a Twitter meltdown.

By November 6, 2012

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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

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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

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Top500 supercomputer rankings await speed-test shakeup

The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old. But soon, it won't be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.

By November 18, 2013

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With Blue Waters, supercomputing goes national

In March, the University of Illinois' National Center for Supercomputing Applications unveiled Blue Waters. CNET Road Trip 2013 checked out our new national supercomputer.

By July 4, 2013

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Nvidia's ARM chips power supercomputer

The Barcelona Supercomputing Center will deploy the first ARM-based CPU/GPU hybrid supercomputer based on Nvidia chips. Nvidia also announces a joint supercomputer deployment with Cray.

By November 14, 2011