Supercomputing Performance & Efficiency: An Exploration Of Recent History & Near-Term Projections

How the efficiency of supercomputers has changed over the past decade


Source: Koomey Analytics, in collaboration with AMD

Jonathan Koomey*, Zachary Schmidt*, and Samuel Naffziger†
* Koomey Analytics; †Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

A new paper analyzes data from the industry site Top 500  to evaluate  the efficiency of supercomputers over the past decade. It also compares how the efficiency and performance of a recently announced supercomputer, scheduled to be completed in 2021, compares to a simple extrapolation of those historical trends.

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