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Supercomputers connected at 100 gigabits per second

The Department of Energy's Advanced Networking Initiative will initially connect three research supercomputers and then link to all DOE national labs.

By Nov. 14, 2011

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Why Nvidia's chips can power supercomputers

q&a Nvidia has taken its extremely high-performance graphics chips and restyled them for supercomputing. It looks to be a pretty good fit since some of the top supercomputing centers have adopted them.

By Nov. 29, 2011

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How Navy supercomputers help sailors beat an ancient nemesis

At the Fleet Numerical Meteorology & Oceanography Center in Monterey, Calif., the U.S. Navy produces some of the world's best maritime weather forecasts. CNET Road Trip 2012 investigated.

By Jun. 20, 2012

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Supercomputer network blasts torrent of data

University teams send 186 gigabits per second between two supercomputers in the quest for faster bandwidth for data from CERN's Large Hadron Collider and other research endeavors.

By Dec. 14, 2011

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Titan supercomputer debuts for open scientific research

The system is powered by Nvidia GPUs and thought to be one of the two fastest supercomputers in the world. It's capable of making 20,000 trillion calculations each second.

By Oct. 29, 2012

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Chinese supercomputer tops the charts -- two years early

Tianhe-2, with 3.1 million processor cores and a lot of Chinese-build technology, is the new leader of the twice-yearly list of the world's 500 fastest supercomputers.

By Jun. 17, 2013

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Intel to lay out supercomputing chip plans

Intel is targeting specialized "many-core" chips for supercomputers.

By May. 25, 2010

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Microsoft testing Excel for supercomputers

At the SC09 conference, Microsoft releases an updated version of Windows Server for high-performance computers as well as a compute cluster version of its Excel spreadsheet.

By Nov. 16, 2009

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Pricey supercomputers sold well in 2009

The overall market for high-performance computers sunk, but shipments of supercomputers costing more than $3 million surged 65 percent, IDC says.

By Mar. 25, 2010

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NOAA supercomputers to forecast better weather?

New new supercomputers run by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration are set to predict weather around the world much more accurately.

By Sep. 9, 2009