SGI (NASDAQ: SGI) said that its ICE X supercomputer platform garnered four of the top five most efficient supercomputer rankings for standard x86-based systems, including the number one position, as reported on the newly released TOP500 List.
These four energy efficient systems are Irish Centre for High-End Computing, UK´s Atomic Weapons Establishment, both Spruce A and Spruce B installations, and Germany´s T-Systems. The latest edition of the bi-annual list, reporting on the world´s most powerful commercially available computer systems, highlights that SGI ICE X systems can achieve 20 to 40+ percent higher performance efficiency vs. IBM, Bull, HP and Cray systems.**
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