The same processor family that powers phones and likely the next generation of Apple computers is at the heart of the world's fastest machine.
The graphics chip will power servers used by Amazon, Google, Microsoft and other cloud service providers. And it will be used to fight COVID-19.
Think of it as a telecommuter supercomputer.
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The Hewlett Packard Enterprise-built machine uses AMD chips and will simulate nuclear weapon explosions.
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The $600 million supercomputer will be among the world's fastest.
But the two most powerful supercomputers are in the US.
It'll pay $1.3 billion to take over the maker of what'll be the world's fastest machine.
The Energy Department awards a $600 million contract to build Frontier, while China and other countries are buying more supercomputers.
The Intel-Cray system should arrive in 2021, but Chinese, Japanese and European rivals could come a year earlier.