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Tesla K80 GPU Sets New Records on STAC-A2 Financial Benchmark

stacToday STAC, the financial industry benchmarking organization, announced record performance results on the new Tesla K80 Dual-GPU Accelerator. In the STAC-A2 benchmark, which helps financial institutions and banks better manage risk, the Tesla K80 GPU swept performance records across the board.

Developed with leading banks, STAC-A2 measures the performance of various platforms for pricing and market risk analytics. Financial institutions can use these benchmarks to help decide which computing solutions will best manage market risk – a task that has taken on greater importance since the 2008 financial crisis. Better risk management ultimately means lower risk. That’s a huge benefit for any investor, particularly those holding or managing retirement portfolios. With the Tesla platform, financial institutions have a powerful collection of technologies, including Tesla GPUs, system software, and developer tools, to accelerate their datacenter workloads dedicated to minimizing risk.

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