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November 2010

EcoG GPU cluster

Student-built cluster No. 3 on Green500

With guidance from ECE professor Wen-mei Hwu, CS professor Bill Gropp, and cluster experts at NCSA, students got hands-on experience building their own supercomputer with NVIDIA graphics-processing units. When the Green500 list of energy-efficient supercomputers was posted, their system took third place overall and was named the greenest self-built cluster. The students had three big sessions working tirelessly in the new National Petascale Computing Facility to...

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