back to article 175 teams, 4 continents, $36,000: It's the Amazing HPC Cluster Race

The largest student cluster competition in the known world kicked off last Monday in Wuhan, China. Sixteen teams representing universities from China, South America, the US, and Europe are participating in the fifth annual Asian Student Supercomputer Challenge. The competition just gets bigger and bigger. This year, it started …

  1. Aristotles slow and dimwitted horse Silver badge

    I can only imagine the afterparty (and spot the sideloaded Crysis pun)...

    16 teams shuffling around looking a tad awkward while their HPC behemoths attempt to load and run Crysis; or waiting until their "deep neural learning machines" invent the new Hot Chip album from a predetermined set of mathematical rules. Whats a blast!!!!

    1. wayward4now
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      Re: I can only imagine the afterparty (and spot the sideloaded Crysis pun)...

      I wonder if the host country gets to swipe the methods of the winners? It would sure be worth more that a few thousand bucks,

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