Carver IBM iDataPlex
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Carver, named in honor of American scientist George Washington Carver, is an IBM iDataPlex system. Each node contains two Intel Nehalem quad-core processors. The system's theoretical peak performance is 106.5 Teraflops/sec.
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A new system is in production at the Department of Energy's National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC). Built on IBM iDataPlex technology, the new system is called "Carver" in honor of American scientist and inventor George Washington Carver. Read More »