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Penguin Computing Announces Niveus HTX Personal Supercomputer

Penguin Computing Announces Niveus HTX Personal Supercomputer











San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2008

Penguin Computing has announced the new flagship of its personal supercomputing and technical workstation line, the Niveus HTX, code-named "Bumble Bee." The machine, priced from around $ 10,000, incorporates NVIDIA Tesla GPU Computing technology and delivers cluster level computing performance from up to 720 GPU cores provided by the Tesla units.

The Niveus HTX also incorporates other unique features and capabilities to support High Performance Computing workloads. Among them are dual Intel 3.0 GHz Quad-Core processors (with optional liquid cooling and overclocking), support for up to 32GB RAM, Intel Solid State Drives, and advanced cooling and power management technology to provide quiet operation from standard wall power.

"Now, anyone can have their own supercomputer," says Charles Wuischpard, CEO Penguin Computing, "Technology has reached the point where we can provide up to 3 TFLOPS of compute performance in an office environment for around $ 10,000. The Niveus HTX leverages NVIDIA Tesla GPU Computing technology and incorporates a number of other advances that make this a uniquely powerful and attractive offering for scientific applications."

"The Penguin Niveus HTX Personal Supercomputer delivers cluster level performance to the desktop at a price point accessible to all computational researchers," said Andrew Walsh, general manager, personal supercomputing at NVIDIA.

Penguin Computing is also refreshing their entire line Technical Workstations to provide a wide range of compute options based on the latest technologies available including one model that will support up to 64GB of RAM for memory intensive applications. For more information, please visit Penguin Computing at (http://www.penguincomputing.com/products/linux/workstations) or call 1-888-Penguin.

About Penguin Computing:

Penguin Computing, headquartered in San Francisco, California, specializes in complete, integrated HPC clustering solutions. Penguin has been a successful innovator for over a decade, providing Linux HPC solutions to a variety of industries. Penguin's staff, including the originator of the Beowulf Cluster architecture, has unsurpassed experience in delivering a powerful combination of fully integrated HPC clusters, comprehensive cluster management software, and services. For more information about Penguin Computing and Penguin products, or to download Scyld ClusterWare 4.2 for the free 45-day evaluation, please go to http://www.penguincomputing.com.

Penguin Computing is a registered trademark, and Scyld ClusterWare is a trademark of Penguin Computing, Inc. Linux is a registered trademark of Linus Torvalds. Other names are for informational purposes only and may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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