NVIDIA Unveils Tesla Preconfigured Clusters

by admin May 6, 2009 at 4:16 pm

Preconfigured clusters are ready to use off the shelf machines that can be customized

NVIDIA has launched its new ready-to-deploy Tesla GPU Preconfigured Cluster. The Tesla Cluster allows IT managers and researchers to efficiently add GPU computing capabilities to their existing data centers.

NVIDIA says that the Tesla Cluster offers up to 30 times the performance of CPU-only solutions for the data center and that the Tesla Cluster consumes significantly less power at a lower cost. The GPU maker points to French bank BNP Paribas’ Corporate and Investment Banking Division which recently replaced 500 CPU cores that consumed 25 kW of power with smaller CPU clusters and a pair of Tesla S1070 1U systems that consume only 2 kW (while at the same time offering better performance).

Read more: dailytech.com