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Texas Advanced Computing Center to Deploy $9 Million Lonestar System for Open Science Community

The National Science Foundation (NSF), The University of Texas at Austin, and multiple partners have committed $9 million to the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) to acquire a new Lonestar system that is expected to support more than 1,000 research projects in science and engineering over three years. William Powers Jr., president of The University…   » Continue Reading

TACC’s “Ranger” Supercomputer Celebrates Two Years of Groundbreaking Computational Science

TACC’s “Ranger” Supercomputer Celebrates Two Years of Groundbreaking Computational Science

The Ranger supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) today celebrates two years of enabling groundbreaking computational science as a leading system for researchers in Texas and across the nation via the National Science Foundation's (NSF) TeraGrid initiative.

“Ranger” Supercomputer Gets Processor Boost; TACC Upgrades System with Faster Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors

“Ranger” Supercomputer Gets Processor Boost; TACC Upgrades System with Faster Quad-Core AMD Opteron™ Processors

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) has announced that "Ranger," its world-class Sun supercomputer, has been upgraded with new Quad-Core AMD OpteronTM processors. TACC now offers the national open science community a computing resource with a peak performance rating of 579.4 teraflops.