Photos: Supercomputers at SC05
Photo: Inside Altix 4000
Silicon Graphics plans to show its new Altix 4000 system, which can accommodate as many as 512 Itanium 2 processors, at the show, which kicks off Nov. 14 in Seattle.
Photo: The Altix 4000 box
Silicon Graphics plans to begin selling the Altix 4000 system in the first quarter of 2006.
Photo: Top dog Blue Gene/L
The Blue Gene/L supercomputer, located in Livermore, Calif., heads the Top 500 list of supercomputers formally released at SC05 on Monday. Last month, the machine as the fastest in the world.
Photos: Linux Networx cluster
Linux Networx plans to announce its LS-1 technical computing cluster at SC2005. One rack can accommodate as many as 40 dual-processor machines.
Photos: Cooled cluster
The new high-end LS-X technical computing cluster from Linux Networx is set to go on display at SC2005. One rack can accommodate as many as 24 four-processor machines connected by a high-speed network. The gray ductwork on the sides channel cool air through the machine.
Photo: Power to the p5-575
The new model uses IBM's Power5+ processor, with either eight processor cores running at 2.2GHz or 16 cores running at 1.9GHz. The new systems use a faster memory subsystem and copper cooling fins, compared to current aluminum-fin modles.