back to article Los Alamos to power up supercomputer using all-Nvidia CPU, GPU Superchips

Nvidia will reveal more details about its Venado supercomputer project today at the International Supercomputing Conference in Hamburg, Germany. Venado is hoped to be the first in a wave of high-performance computers that use an all-Nvidia architecture, in this case using Grace-Hopper Superchips that combine CPU and GPU dies, …

  1. Anonymous Coward


    Between this at Los Alamos and AMD's Frontier at Oak Ridge, I wonder about the "and more" which follows all the good things they say they will help with?

    Oak Ridge was the home of uranium enrichment plants and the first production reactor (which produced plutonium). They shipped plutonium to The Manhattan Project in Los Alamos. According to the The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, as of today, Oak Ridge's primary responsibility is "Uranium Component Manufacturing and Storage.Research and Development." while Los Alamos' primary responsibility is "ensuring the safety, security, and reliability of the nation's nuclear deterrent."

    Neither of these is wrong. I support America's nuclear deterrent. But sweeping it under the rug does no one any good.

    1. luis river

      Re: Hmm?

      The Frontier supercomputer from AMD to apply function, it provide more control, minus uncertainly, that make most safe the world.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    "...and energy distribution."

    I suppose a fusion bomb does do that...

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