Stampede 2 Supercomputer


Stampede 2 Supercomputer

Stempede Uses 7.2 Mega Watts
Stampede Uses 7.2 Mega Watts

Based on unique and powerful computing, supported by the National Science Foundation Stampede 2 can provide unparalleled computational speed to almost any kind of research. Stampede is big enough and it is almost 3 times bigger than a Boeing 737. Its speed is 100,000 times more than normal home computer. It can perform very large scale simulations including design of aircraft, weather forecasting and nuclear tests.

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Stampede 2 Supercomputer provides peak performance 10 petaflops (PF)
Stampede 2 Supercomputer provides peak performance 10 petaflops (PF)

Stampede II Powerful Supercomputer

It is expected that in its life time Stampede can provide computing equal to 400,000 years. It saves 15-20% energy by moving water across the servers. It can provide big data center solutions at large scale and total cost is $30M.

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Stampede 2 has been developed by the joint venture of Dell and Intel housed in 160-180 racks. Each rack possesses 2 Intel XEON 8-core E5-2680 processors at 2.7GHz and one XEON Phi 61-core coprocessor.

tacc Logo Stampede 2 Supercomputer
tacc Logo Stampede 2 Supercomputer

Stampede II 6th Fastest Supercomputer

Stampede has 16 large memory nodes, each of which has 1TB of memory. Almost 75 miles of networking cables are used to connect the Stampede. Stampede is ranked at 6th fastest supercomputer in the world. Its network speed is really remarkable equal to 16 million house broadband connections and it can move about twice the speed of data across its network per second as compared the entire Internet of the world. Stampede consumes 40,000 watts per rack totally almost 7.2 Mega Watt.

texas advance computing center
texas advance computing center

Special Thanks to Texas Advanced Computing Center

Developed by Texas Advanced Computing Center, Stampede processes at remarkable speed that can change the world with different dimensions and provides a peak performance of nearly 10-18 petaflops (PF).

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Inam Ul Haq is currently working as Creative Director & Publisher in the ComputingCage. He normally supervises posts, floats ideas and helps team members. Moreover he is member with IEEE, ACM and Internet Society.


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