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TOP500 50th List Anniversary: A Visualized Breakdown

TOP500.org is celebrating its 50th list anniversary. But what does the list actually looks like? We have compiled some statistics to give you an insight into the list.

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Intel axes Knights Hill, plans a new microarchitecture for exascale

In preparation for the United States’ first exascale supercomputer, Intel announces they are cancelling next-generation Xeon Phi processors (codename Knights Hill) in favor of a brand new platform and microarchitecture specifically designed for exascale.

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PEZY dominates the new Green500 list

With the newly published Green500 list, Japan dominates the most power-efficient supercomputer list thanks to the ZettaScaler-2.2 architecture and PEZY’s PEZY-SC2 many-core processor.

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The 2,048-core PEZY-SC2 sets a Green500 record

PEZY-SC2 is PEZY’s newest 16nm a many-core processor featuring 2,048 cores that is powering the world’s most power-efficient supercomputer. The chip is the first to use a unique 3D packaging interconnect technology known as TCI in order to achieve a memory bandwidth of over 2 TB/s.

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