The insatiable demand for processing power is often at odds with challenges, such as limited data center space and power. General purpose computing on graphics processing units (GPGPU) can help you break down those barriers.
GPU solutions pack more computing power into the same space — and use less energy per calculation — by adding the number-crunching horsepower of graphics processing chips to the equation. Partner with Dell to bring a new standard of performance to your HPC cluster:
- Quicker time to results — GPUs repurposed for HPC applications offer massive increases in performance, decreasing time to results.
- More efficient space and energy use — GPU solutions use less space and energy than traditional HPC installations. GPU solutions either install into standard PCIe slots inside systems or connect externally as a dedicated server or PCIe chassis using a host interface card.
- Better reliability and scalability — HPC software development aimed at GPUs (often using the NVIDIA® CUDA® or AMD OpenCL™ toolkit) has been heavily tested and validated by the open-source community, ensuring scalability and reliability.
- Greater system agility — The flexible configuration of GPU solutions (installed in standard PCIe slots or externally as a dedicated server or PCIe chassis) gives you the ability to build new HPC solutions or add compute power to existing HPC infrastructures, balancing the advantages of CPU and GPU computing.
- A wider range of options — At the core of our GPU-accelerated solutions is a stack of world-class software, hardware and services that have been tested, validated and tuned for performance, so you can take full advantage of your new compute power faster.
With the addition of accelerated technology servers to the Dell HPC portfolio, you have access to broader adoption models to expand performance for an existing infrastructure or implement new systems optimized for maximum density, memory and throughput.
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