July 21, 2008

Virginia Tech Announces Mac Pros Based Supercomputing Cluster

Virginia Tech announced that it has installed a new Mac based supercomputing cluster that uses 324 Mac Pros operating as servers. The computers are networked together via a 40Gbps copper LAN connection. Each Mac Pro has eight cores bringing the total number of cores in the cluster to 2,592. The cluster is being used by the university’s Center for High-End Computing Systems. Read More

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