Nvidia and AMD-Powered Polaris Supercomputer: Preparing for Intel's Delayed Aurora

Nvidia and AMD-Powered Polaris Supercomputer: Preparing for Intel’s Delayed Aurora

The US Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory has tapped Nvidia’s A100 GPUs paired with AMD’s CPUs for its new Polaris supercomputer, a move largely thought necessary due to the delay of the Intel-powered Aurora supercomputer that hit a snag due to production difficulties associated with Intel’s Sapphire Rapids server chips. Polaris will employ four…

AMD May Be Preparing New Zen 2 CPUs. But Why?

AMD May Be Preparing New Zen 2 CPUs. But Why?

AMD’s Zen 3-based Ryzen 5000 (Vermeer) processors are among the best CPUs on the current market. However, it would seem that the chipmaker has an excess of leftover Zen 2 dies as a new USB-IF listing (via Komachi_Ensaka) has exposed three unreleased Zen 2 processors. The submission mentions the Athlon Gold 4100GE, Ryzen 5 4500…