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AMAX Launches Next-Generation HPC Solutions Powered by Latest NVIDIA(R) Tesla(TM) K10 GPU Accelerator

Powerful New Parallel Computing Systems Deliver Unmatched Application Performance for Demanding HPC Deployments (May 15, 2012)

FREMONT, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 05/15/12 -- AMAX, a leading innovator of High Performance Computing (HPC), dynamic Enterprise IT, and custom Appliance Manufacturing solutions, today announced the next generation of AMAX ClusterMax SuperG GPU cluster solutions and ServMax GPU server platforms optimized for the latest NVIDIA® Tesla™ K10 GPU Accelerator. The new AMAX high performance GPU solutions powered by the Tesla™ K10 GPUs deliver 4.58 Teraflops of single precision floating point performance within a 225W power envelope, providing unprecedented real-world compute performance and breakthrough power-efficiency specifically targeting signal processing, imaging, video analytics, as well as oil & gas applications like Reverse Time Migration (RTM) and Kirchoff Time Migration (KTM).

The new Tesla™ K10 GPU Accelerator, featuring 2x GK104 Kepler GPUs, boosts core count to an incredible 3,072 CUDA cores and 8GB of high-speed on-board memory that deliver 4.58 Teraflops of single precision performance and 320GB/s of memory bandwidth over a PCI-Express Generation 3 system bus, providing AMAX's comprehensive line of highly scalable HPC solutions with more than 3x the muscle to tackle larger, increasingly complex, highly-parallel applications, significantly outperforming previous generation systems while maintaining overall power efficiency. With the extraordinary performance of NVIDIA's latest GPU technology, combined with the proven quality and reliability of AMAX HPC systems, AMAX is ushering in a new generation of extreme performance and parallel computing capability and empowering oil & gas, defense and video analytics markets to do more, faster.

"By combining NVIDIA's powerful and efficient K10 GPU architecture with AMAX's dynamic solution designs, AMAX is able to deliver breakthrough performance and compute efficiency for single precision performance applications," said James Huang, Product Marketing Manager at AMAX. "The performance increase we've seen in signal processing, imaging and video analytics applications have simply been staggering and we are excited to partner with NVIDIA to bring these solutions to market."

The latest AMAX systems designed for the Telsa™ K10 GPU Accelerator include:

  • AMAX SuperG GPU Cluster: 387,072 CUDA cores and 1,008GB of dedicated GPU memory delivering over 577 Teraflops of single precision performance per 42U rack. This GPU cluster features FDR (56Gb/s) Infiniband interconnect and NVIDIA GPUDirect™ technology for high-speed cluster communication, the latest Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 series processors, and integrated cluster management software to intelligently manage and monitor cluster & GPU resources.
  • AMAX Xr-1301Gk1: This 1U server supports up to 3 double-width K10 GPU Accelerators and dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 series processors to deliver 13.74 Teraflops of single precision floating point performance. With space for 4 hot-swap 2.5" SAS/SATA drive bays and up to 128GB DDR 1600Mhz memory, the AMAX Xr-1301Gk1 GPU server offers plenty of high speed storage and ultra fast system memory for best in-class density and performance.
  • AMAX Xr-2401Gk1: With support for 4x K10 GPU Accelerators and dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 series processors, this compact 2U GPU server is home to 12,288 GPU cores that drive over 18 Teraflops of single precision floating point performance. The 2U form factor allows for additional high-speed storage with up to 10 hot-swap 2.5" SAS/SATA drive bays and an 1800W Platinum-level power supply for maximum flexibility and efficiency.

AMAX's GPU solutions optimized for the new NVIDIA Tesla K10 GPU Accelerators, including cluster and server solutions, are available immediately. For more information on AMAX products and services, please visit:

About AMAX

Founded in 1979, AMAX is a leading innovator of High Performance Computing (HPC) server, storage and cluster solutions, Enterprise IT and Appliance Manufacturing solutions. The company applies a unique combination of hardware and software engineering expertise with an open standards-based approach to dramatically increase performance and ROI for the most demanding applications. Global organizations, including some of the world's best-known brands, use AMAX offerings to solve complex computing challenges, meet product development demands, reduce energy consumption, and stay competitive. AMAX is proud to be ISO 9001 Certified and China Compulsory Certified. The company headquarters is in Fremont, CA with offices in Richardson, TX, and Suzhou and Shanghai, China. For more information on products and services, visit

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