Hacked Gadgets Forum

November 19, 2008

10,000 Core Computer

at 11:30 am. Filed under Computer Hacks, Insane Equipment, What Were They Thinking

 

Is your desktop quad core computer a bit slow for your liking? If SGI develops this concept into an actual product you may be able to add some horsepower to your computing needs.

"Engineers at Silicon Graphics research labs developed the system to show how consumer electronics technologies and emerging marketplace trends might someday be applied to overcome the limits of today’s high-throughput clusters. The Silicon Graphics Molecule concept computer balances processor speed, sustained memory bandwidth, and power consumption. The system has been shown to deliver sustained results on scientific and business problems from seismic processing to rendering and distributed searching."

Via: Wired