Silicon Mechanics Announces Support for New NVIDIA Tesla K80 Dual-GPU Accelerators in HPC Product Line

Accelerators deliver high-performance dual-GPUs and enhanced NVIDIA GPU Boost technology for maximum application performance

Silicon Mechanics, Inc. announces that it offers the newly released NVIDIA® Tesla® K80 dual-GPU accelerator as an available option in its expertly configured GPU accelerator products and high-performance computing (HPC) solutions. The NVIDIA Tesla K80 dual-GPU accelerator, the new flagship offering of the Tesla Accelerated Computing Platform, is the world's fastest accelerator, designed for complex machine learning, data analytics and scientific computing applications.

The Tesla K80 dual-GPU accelerator delivers nearly two times higher performance and has double the memory and memory bandwidth of its predecessor. In addition, it leverages an enhanced version of NVIDIA GPU Boost™ technology to dynamically maximize performance based on workloads and individual applications.

Silicon Mechanics is dedicated to offering the most advanced computing technology available on the market to support advances in the most challenging computational problems.

"We at Silicon Mechanics believe in the importance of supplying the most effective, efficient, high-performance computing solutions to our customers as they pursue important work such as cutting-edge research, modeling, data analysis and more," said Art Mann, Education/Research/Government Vertical Group Manager at Silicon Mechanics. "By offering the NVIDIA Tesla K80 dual-GPU accelerator, we know that we are providing our customers with the fastest, most efficient HPC hardware available on the market today."

The inclusion of the new GPU accelerator in Silicon Mechanics HPC solutions and GPU products will increase overall performance, as the new accelerator outperforms previous GPU accelerators, and is up to 10x faster than CPUs on many applications. Given the importance of processing speed to research, the addition of the Tesla K80 Dual-GPU accelerator will help to improve the HPC experience of Silicon Mechanics’ customers by enabling more efficient computing.