Supercomputer boasts unparalleled computing power

Date: 7 February 2019

Introduction: UAntwerp/imec investment to open up new avenues for researchers.

It may not look spectacular, but its performance certainly is: with their acquisition of an NVIDIA DGX-2™, the University of Antwerp and imec have become the first university in the Benelux to own the latest generation of supercomputer. “This computer has a calculation speed of two petaflops per second,” explains Steven Latré. “One petaflop is 10 to the 15th power, or a quadrillion.”