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Supercomputing Center Sees 46 Percent Performance Gain With HPC System

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Executive Summary

The Las Vegas, Nevada - based National Supercomputing Center for Energy and the Environment is a full-service supercomputing facility with a mission for excellence in education and research. The National Supercomputing Center for Energy and the Environment wanted to expand the types of systems that it uses to include smaller, powerful computers that are easy for researchers to use. The center opted to test the Cray CX1 deskside supercomputer with Windows HPC Server 2008 and was impressed with the results. The new system is 46 percent faster in the delivery of complex analyses, resulting in greater researcher productivity.

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