Nvidia Tesla GPU Boosts High Performance Computing Servers

By ServerWatch Staff (Send Email)
Posted May 18, 2011

Touted the world's fastest "parallel processor" for high-performance computing by Nvidia, the company announced the Tesla M2090 graphics processor. The unit has 512 cores and is able to perform specific math and scientific calculations up to 30 percent faster than the Tesla M2070 GPU, which has 448 cores. The M2090 delivers peak performance of around 1330 gigaflops,reports Computer World. Targeted for use in high-performance computers each M2090 core operates at a clock speed of 1.3GHz and the GPU can support up to 6GB of memory.

Nvidia boosts server performance with new Tesla GPU.

"The M2090 is targeted at government, life sciences and engineering organizations that run highly parallel applications, the Nvidia spokesman said. The GPU will be available in servers such as the new HP ProLiant SL390 G7 server, the company said. The spokesman said the price and availability of M2090 GPUs will depend on system makers that build the product into servers.”

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