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AMD awarded $12.6 million supercomputing grant by US government

By Shawn Knight · 4 replies
Jul 12, 2012
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  1. AMD has been given a grant under the FastForward program to the tune of $12.6 million to research next generation supercomputing technology. The program is a joint effort between the National Nuclear Security Administration and the Department of Energy designed…

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  2. Lionvibez

    Lionvibez TS Evangelist Posts: 1,245   +414

    Good they need the money!
  3. jeffz6

    jeffz6 TS Rookie Posts: 79

    $300'000 for 20'000 chips? $15 a chip? No wonder the dont make money
  4. Sounds like a waste of money. Then again I'm an Intel and Nvidia user. :p
  5. EEatGDL

    EEatGDL TS Evangelist Posts: 562   +237

    Seriously, selling an Opteron processor for $15?!!! No wonder why Intel/IBM didn't want to make a similar deal with the government.

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