Trinity Supercomputer Wiring Reconfiguration Saves Millions

LANL reports that a moment of inspiration during a wiring diagram review has saved more than $2 million in material and labor costs for the Trinity supercomputer at Los Alamos National Laboratory.

Comparing Haswell Processors for HPC Applications

Over at the Dell Blog, Garima Kochhar has posted a performance evaluation of four Haswell processor models (Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 Product Family) comparing them for performance and energy efficiency on HPC applications.

Video: Intel Launches Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 Processors

In this video, Diane Bryant from Intel introduces the new Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v3 product family, also known as “Haswell.” The new processors will be used in servers, workstations, storage and networking infrastructure to power a broad set of workloads such as data analytics, high-performance computing, telecommunications and cloud-based services, as well as back-end processing for the Internet of Things.

SGI Benchmarks World Record Performance with Latest Intel Xeon

Today SGI announced performance world records using Intel’s newest processor, the E5-2600 v3 (Haswell).