Nice to see Cray is still in the game
World’s fastest supercomputer will be built by AMD and Cray for US government
Frontier is expected to go online in 2021 with 1.5 exaflops of processing power
The world’s fastest supercomputer will be built in the US by 2021, the US Department of Energy announced today.
The machine, dubbed Frontier, will be built by chip designer AMD and supercomputer manufacturer Cray for the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. It’s expected to produce more than 1.5 exaflops of processing power, and will be used for a range of tasks, performing advanced calculations in areas like nuclear and climate research.