Nvidia’s DGX-1 supercomputer packs the horsepower of 250 servers

The new computer gets its power boost from eight Tesla P100 GPUs. Nvidia’s DGX-1 supercomputer packs the horsepower of 250 servers. Credit: Nvidia IDG News Service Apr 5, 2016 12:16 PM Your electric bills could soar if you kept Nvidia’s monster DGX-1 computer running continuously for one month. The DGX-1 supercomputer can deliver the computing power of 250 two-socket servers in a desktop box, claimed Nvidia, which introduced the system Tuesday at its GPU Technology Conference in San Jose, California. The computer can deliver about 170 teraflops of performance, and multiple boxes on a rack could deliver 2 petaflops of performance. The fastest computer in the world delivers a peak performance of about 10 petaflops. Nvidia says DGX-1 is about 56 times faster than a server with two Intel Xeon-E5…


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