Chip Shot: Most Power Efficient Supercomputer on Top500 List Powered by Intel® Xeon® Processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessors

Intel technology powers more than 75% of the world’s most powerful supercomputers as revealed on just announced 40th edition of the Top500 list. Intel® Xeon® processors and Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessors have also been chosen for 91% of all newly listed systems compared to previous June edition including the most power efficient system on the list – “Beacon”, the supercomputer at The National Institute of Computational Sciences at the University of Tennessee. “Beacon” is delivering 2.44GFlops per watt which is the record up to date in power efficiency.