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Dell EMC is adding a Xeon Phi server and Tesla GPU acceleration to its PowerEdge high-performance computing (HPC) server line-up The new PowerEdge HPC servers look like this: C6320p with Intel's Xeon Phi processor C4130 now comes with Nvidia Tesla P100 GPU accelerator R730 also gets Tesla P100 GPU acceleration The …

  1. Spudley

    The article heading says it all -- using the name "Tesla" here very much sounds like NVidia is trying to link it to the vehicle manufacturer of the same name. Have I missed something? Is there actually a link here between them?

    If not... well, maybe calling it Tesla would be okay, but giving it a model number of P100? That's surely taking the naming similarity a bit too far?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Tesla is such an under used, unique secret product name ...

      I am sure no one else has used it before ..

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    I think NVIDIA used the name before the Car company did! Their Tesla range goes back to pre 2012

    1. Steve K Silver badge

      2007/08 I think

      Even further back to GeForce 8-series in 2007/08.

      NVidia definitely had the name first......

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    also there was this guy ....

    1. leon clarke

      Imagine my disappointment when I discovered that Tesla GPUs are powered by DC electricity! Is there actually a link between the GPU and anything invented by Tesla

    2. Robert Carnegie Silver badge

      Lobachevsky? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lobachevsky_%28song%29

      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tesla_Girls

    3. Steve K Silver badge
      Thumb Up

      Yeah - him as well :-)

  4. GrumpyOldMan

    Thats all very well...

    But does it have an Insane mode?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Thats all very well...

      Shurlly that'd be crazy?

  5. Sloppy Crapmonster
    FAIL

    I tried, I couldn't come up with DIGITS out of the full name of the... whatever it is.

  6. fredesmite Bronze badge

    Tesla ! The original back on tour !

    http://teslatheband.com/tours/

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