TITLE

AMD Doubles Supercomputer Share as Intel Loses Ground

AUTHOR(S)
Davis, Jessica
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
Electronic News;11/20/2006, Vol. 52 Issue 47, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the 2006 World's Top 500 Supercomputers list. Advanced Micro Devices Opteron family of server processors became the second most common processor family on the Top 500 list. IBM remains leader in the Top 500 list with 47.8 percent of systems and 49.9 percent of installed performance. The other manufacturers with more than five percent in any category includes Cray, Dell and SGI.
ACCESSION #
23286848

 

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