AMD leads Formula 1 supercomputer championship

Enstone (UK) - Appro said it has started with the installation of a new AMD Barcelona B3-based supercomputer at the Renault F1 HQ in Enstone. Appro won the contract in early March, just before the new racing season started: The system not only highlights the increasing investments in computer design and simulation in Formula 1, but also stresses the rivalry between AMD and Intel in this small but very prestigious market segment.

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Avto3894d ago

Sure AMD in F1 is great but Ferrari's power comes from a lot of track testing rather cool new computers yes computers play a very big role but the data from the tests is nowhere as valuable as race track test data