Alternative to Top500 List In the Works

Mark Hachman,

A quiet movement to replace Linpack as the benchmark of choice for evaluating a supercomputer might mean that the Top500’s days are numbered.

DOE Asks for 30-Petaflop Supercomputer

Mark Hachman,

One of the replacements to the current “Hopper” system also needs to provide a transition to energy-efficient multicore computing.

Titan Tops TOP500 Supercomputing List

Mark Hachman,

As expected, the DOE’s Opteron-based supercomputer is the world’s fastest. The U.S. continues to build the world’s most powerful HPCs.