EU based Archer 2 supercomputer gets 11696 AMD Epyc CPUs

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  1. wavetrex

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    It's 8+1 chiplet EPYCs... there's no space left at all on that substrate, and the I/O die is used in full.

    But with 128 PCI-e 4.0 lanes per CPU, why would you care about iGPU? The board can have 8 !!! full bandwidth high-performance GPUs, if needed.
     
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    We enthusiasts tend to think we are the s*** and act entitled at times, but THIS is THE purpose of the technology - to help further our understanding of nature and universe.

    I know that it is merely a tool, but I can't help but get excited whenever scientists get access to harder, better, faster, stronger tools :).
     
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    Cannot believe no one has asked if it can run Crysis..... :)
     
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    $$$$ man :cool:
     

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    It's a shame, hopefully people in my country see sense and stay in and continue to work together on projects like this instead of arguing over falsehoods and lies.
     
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    Ha an overPriced Coke machine it looks like. Just kidding really cool.
     
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    As the science community is basically international anyway I'd say, I guess there will be enough cooperation down the road. These people are smart enough to work together :)
     
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    I kinda wish the old skool designs were still in situ for CRAY, I always thought they were designed by sci-fi artists fresh from a 1970's B movie...

    [​IMG]

    Now? Now they look like soda-pop despensers
     
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    Next year we are getting a new supercomputer here with peak performance estimated at ~ 200+ PFLOP/s - maybe that's enough for a Crysis party....Might need some cooling...
     

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