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Silicon Graphics Offers Tesla K20 for Servers

By - Source: Toms IT Pro

Silicon Graphics Offers Tesla K20 for ServersSilicon Graphics Offers Tesla K20 for ServersHigh Performance Computer (HPC) systems maker SGI announces that its servers are now available with Nvidia's Tesla K20 family of GPU accelerators.

According to the company, the K20 can be integrated in SGI's UV 2000 computer, which supports up to 4,096 cores and 64 TB of coherent main memory, as well as the smaller SGI UV 20 that tops out at 1.5 TB of memory, the company's SGI Rackable twin-socket Intel Xeon servers, as well as the ICE X blade server.

SGI offers both the Tesla K20 as well as the flagship K20X, which provide a double-precision floating point performance of 1.17 and 1.31 teraflops, respectively.

SGI previously also announced the availability of Intel's Xeon Phi co-processor for Rackable servers, the UV 20, as well as UV 2000 and ICE X systems.

Wolfgang GruenerWolfgang GruenerWolfgang Gruener is a contributor to Tom's IT Pro. He is currently principal analyst at Ndicio Research, a market analysis firm that focuses on cloud computing and disruptive technologies, and maintains the blog. An 18-year veteran in IT journalism and market research, he previously published TG Daily and was managing editor of Tom's Hardware news, which he grew from a link collection in the early 2000s into one of the most comprehensive and trusted technology news sources.

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