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NVIDIA Rolls Out The K40 12GB GDDR5 GPU

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Published on 18 November 2013 01:12 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in NVIDIA
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It's Supercomputing SC13 week and as such NVIDIA announced today the Tesla K40 as their latest ultra high-end GPU for HPC purposes. The Tesla K40 GPU accelerator is to compete with the FirePro S10000 that was announced by AMD last week. Both these GPUs designed for super-computing applications have 12GB of memory.

NVIDIA's Tesla K40 accelerator has 12GB of GDDR5 memory, 2880 CUDA cores, and is said to be 40 percent higher performance over the Tesla K20X GPU accelerator. NVIDIAs calls the Tesla K40 the "world's faster accelerator for supercomputing and big data analytics."

More details on the Tesla K40 can be found via NVIDIA.com. Meanwhile on the consumer side there are interesting Radeon R9 290 Linux results likely coming out tomorrow and a lot of new NVIDIA Linux GPU reviews.

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