SOURCE: AMAX Information Technologies

AMAX Information Technologies

June 23, 2010 00:01 ET

AMAX Releases New GPU Supercomputers With AMD FireStream GPU

FREMONT, CA--(Marketwire - June 23, 2010) -  AMAX, the leading high performance computing provider in North America, today launches a new line of GPU workstations and servers powered by AMD's cutting-edge FireStream GPU technology. Featuring 4 GB GDDR5 memory and a parallel processing architecture with 1,600 stream cores per GPU, AMAX's new FireStream-based GPU Supercomputers are ideal for the most demanding compute-intensive data parallel tasks, including climate research, genetic research, engineering analysis, oil and gas exploration, and seismic processing. 

"These new products in our portfolio of GPU workstation and server family increases AMAX's versatility," says Bohr-Young Tsao, AMAX Product Manager, "and offer customers a wide range of GPU computing solutions. Our expanding GPU line -- with systems that support up to 6,400 cores, GDDR5 memory and double-precision floating point technology -- help stimulate breakthroughs across a broad range of industries," says Tsao.

Additional features of AMAX's new FireStream GPU Supercomputers include:

  • Delivering up to 6,400 stream cores, 10.56 Teraflops of single-precision floating point, and 2.112 Teraflops of double-precision floating point performance in a single chassis

  • OpenCL™ and DirectCompute language technology provides a cross-vendor, non-proprietary solution for accelerating applications

  • Open systems approach providing access to high level tools from multiple 3rd party developers

  • Familiar 32- and 64-bit Linux and Microsoft® Windows® environments

  • Multiple software entry points

  • Scalability -- stream processor supports multiple GPUs per system

About AMAX
Founded in 1979, AMAX is the leader in high performance computing (HPC) solutions in North America. AMAX delivers customized computing solutions to a wide array of industries and is comprised of two key divisions. AMAX's Appliance Manufacturing Division provides efficient custom manufacturing solutions and global logistics services to OEM customers. AMAX's High Performance Computing Division offers innovative and scalable custom server, workstation, storage and cluster products. AMAX's headquarters is located in Fremont, California. AMAX has additional branch offices throughout North America and globally, including in Suzhou, China, and Shanghai, China. For more information, see www.amax.com.

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