Plenty of AMD Server Hardware in TOP500 Supercomputers

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted Jun 1, 2010


According to a recent news statement from AMD, the number one supercomputer is powered by the AMD Opteron processor. Jaguar, a massive, 1.75 petaflop Cray XT5 supercomputer is based on the Six-Core AMD Opteron processor and features almost a quarter of a million cores. The company also said that the number of AMD technology-based supercomputers on the TOP500 list now stands at 51.


Jaguar, a massive, 1.75 petaflop Cray XT5 supercomputer is based on the Six-Core AMD Opteron processor.

"Additional Top 10 systems based on AMD technology are: Roadrunner, a hybrid system from IBM using AMD Opteron processors in conjunction with IBM Cell technology located at Los Alamos National Laboratory and Tianhe-1, a hybrid system using ATI Radeon graphics processors at the National SuperComputer Center in China."

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