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Amax: OCP-Ready HPC Server

Fremont, Calif.-based system builder Amax in March unveiled the Xr-2201Gk4, a 19-inch GPU-based, high performance computing (HPC) server platform based on Facebook's Open Compute Project (OCP) design.

The 2201Gk4, a 2U building block in Amax's ClusterMax SuperG GPU cluster for HPC applications, supports dual Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 processors, 24 DIMM slots for up to 768 GB of RAM, four 1-Gb networking ports, and an optional Intel RAID-on-Chip controller. They can be configured with dual GPU or Xeon Phi cards for use in parallel-computing applications such as database mining, risk analytics, life and earth science modeling and seismic exploration, as well as cloud and big data analytics applications.



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