AMD powers the L-CSC cluster at the GSI research facility which achieved the number one position for most energy efficient supercomputers on the latest Green500™ List, released in November 2014. The L-CSC cluster is installed at the GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbH research facility in Darmstadt, Germany, and is powered by AMD FirePro™ S9150 server GPUs.
The GSI cluster is powered by 600 AMD FirePro™ S9150 server GPUs and outperforms all other ranked clusters. With 5.27 GFLOPS-per-watt, the GSI L-CSC cluster using AMD FirePro S9150 server GPUs delivers 20 percent better efficiency than the top ranked cluster on the June 2014 Green500 List. The GSI L-CSC cluster enables Lattice Quantum Chromo Dynamics (Lattice QCD) computational research using one of the fastest OpenCL™ implementations for research applications in the world.
The AMD FirePro S9150 server GPU is the fastest and most power-efficient single GPU board available today. As the only single GPU-based solution to deliver two teraflops DGEMM sustained double precision performance, AMD has been able to achieve the worldwide top ranking in the Green500 List. With industry-leading performance/watt¹, industry-leading memory configuration², and support for the latest OpenCL standards³, the AMD FirePro S9150 Server GPU is unmatched in compute performance.
In addition to claiming the top spot on the Green500 List, the AMD Opteron™ server CPU achieved the number two spot on the latest TOP500 List, a ranking of the 500 most powerful supercomputers in the world.
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