Fastra II: the world’s most powerful desktop supercomputer

published December 15th, 2009 | categories: Hardware, Informational, Linux, Linux Distributions | all categories


The University of Antwerp’s Vision Lab built the FASTRA II to analyze and create 3 dimensional data. It features 6 gaming cards witha total of 13GPUs, from six¬†NVIDIA GTX295 dual-GPU cards, and one GTX275 single-GPU card, resulting in 12TFLOPS of computing power. Originally, the motherboard uses 32-bit system, they had to rework the CentOS and BIOS to make this bad boy work. For a status update, view their website at http://fastra2.ua.ac.be/.

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