DOE has decided to use AMD's Epyc and Radeon Instinct for its El Capitan supercomputer at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab! To review, DOE, under the CORAL-2 Procurement, was to acquire three exascale supercomputers. Aurora (1 exaflops) was awarded to Intel for Argonne National Lab, detailed here. Frontier (1.5 exaflops) was award to HPE/Cray, using… Continue reading 3/4/20 AMD Wins El Capitan!
The annual meeting this morning did not yield any surprises. Lisa Su stated Ryzen 3, Rome and Navi all due in Q3. While people may be disappointed with that time frame, wishing the launch to be sooner, but with Q2 only half over, AMD likely does not want to ruin sales through end of June.… Continue reading 5/15/19 Epyc in Chinese Exascale Supercomputer AMD 27.32 to 27.58