The Most Powerful Desktop PC-Sized Supercomputer

Six NVIDIA GTX295 dual-GPU cards and one GTX275 single-GPU card add up to a "massive 12TFLOPS of computing power," and they fit into the Fastra II's desktop computer-sized case making it smaller and more powerful than the first Fastra supercomputer. » 12/14/09 4:20pm 12/14/09 4:20pm

FASTRA Desktop Supercomputer Built With 4 Nvidia 9800 GX2 Graphics Cards

Looking at new computational methods for tomography—a technique used by medical scanners to create 3D images—University of Antwerp researchers have built a budget supercomputer using four Nvidia 9800 GX2 graphics cards (a total of eight GPUs with 1,024 stream processors) as its super-calculating soul, which "perform… » 5/29/08 8:20pm 5/29/08 8:20pm