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Nvidia Tesla GPU selected for workstation from HP
Press release, August 4; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES [Tuesday 4 August 2009]

Nvidia has announced that Hewlett-Packard (HP) is adopting up to two Tesla GPUs in its Z800 workstation for the high-performance computing market.

Based on the massively parallel Nvidia Cuda architecture, Tesla GPUs deliver performance increases to critical code across multiple fields, Nvidia said.

The Z800 workstation also adopts Intel's Xeon processor with QuickPath Technology and Intel 5520 chipsets.

HP Z800 workstation: Specifications

Item

Detail

Processor

Quad-core Intel Xeon 5500 sequence processor

Chipset

Intel 5520 (Dual)

Processor cache

4MB or 8MB (dependent on processor)

Form Factor

Rackable minitower

Maximum memory

192GB, 1333MHz, six-channel DDR3 (3-channels per processor), 12 DIMM slots

Graphics

Nvidia Quadro NVS 295 (256 MB)

Sources: Company, compiled by Digitimes, August 2009

HP Z800 workstation

HP Z800 workstation
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