Kansas City, KS, June 19, 2013 - Advanced Clustering Technologies, Inc., a provider of high performance computer clusters, is pleased to announce that their Horizon-based systems now bring the power of the Intel® Xeon Phi™ 3120A coprocessor home to your desktop.
The Intel® Xeon Phi™ 3120A is an add-in accelerator card designed with the aim to accelerate parallel code. It is based on the Intel® Many Integrated Core Architecture (Intel® MIC Architecture) and complements the industry‐leading performance and energy efficiency of the Intel® Xeon™ processor E5 family. And with the release of this latest actively cooled version, it brings this extraordinary capability to the desktop.
The Intel® Xeon Phi™ 3120A features:
- 57 cores
- 4 threads per core
- 1 TFLOPs double precision peak performance
- 5GB memory and 320GB/s memory bandwidth
- Active cooling
- 512bit wide registers
- Linux operating system; IP addressable
- Fully coherent L2 cache
- Specialized ring interconnect between all cores
The multiple programming models on the Intel® Xeon Phi™ make it very attractive to the multiple types of programmers, and it was designed to make it quite easy to get up and running quickly. Depending on your code, a simple recompile could be all that is necessary to take advantage of the Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessor.
Advanced Clustering Technologies' Horizon systems have long provided their users with the latest technologies that merge with multiple configuration options, including single and dual processors, up to 512GB of memory, and the option for high-end graphics capabilities to bring the necessary resources to accomplish the most demanding of applications. This includes the ability to add in advanced graphics adapters to visually display the work of the 3150A Xeon Phi for applications such computational fluid dynamics, finite element analysis, and weather modeling. The Horizon 8X2601 supports up to four Xeon Phi 3120A coprocessors and is now available for shipping.
About Advanced Clustering Technologies, Inc.
Formed and incorporated in 2001, Advanced Clustering Technologies is a premier provider of Apex Computing Clusters, Linux-based Pinnacle servers and Horizon workstations. With its powerful and innovative technology, Advanced Clustering provides solutions for organizations involved in all types of research including biotechnology, chemical modeling, weather forecasting, oil and gas exploration, and visual effects. Through its product lines, Advanced Clustering builds some of the fastest clusters and systems in the world. Learn more about Advanced Clustering's line of products and services by calling 866-802-8222 or visiting www.advancedclustering.com.
Press Contact: Jim Paugh
Advanced Clustering Technologies, Inc. 913-643-0310
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