Frontier named one of TIME's 2023 Best Inventions
Frontier, the world’s fastest exascale supercomputer at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and one of the top greenest systems, built by HPE, has been recognized as one of TIME’s Best Inventions of 2023.
OAK RIDGE NATIONAL LABORATORY
Oak Ridge National Laboratory explores fundamental scientific challenges in energy and security ― and delivers transformative solutions to them. Their work may start in the theoretical but it ends in the marketplace in the products and services that make our world safer, cleaner, and healthier.
THERE IS FAST, AND THERE IS FRONTIER FAST
At 1.1 exaflops performance, Frontier is faster than
- 1Built by HPE, ORNL’s Frontier supercomputer is #1 on the TOP500
1.194 exaflops of performance
- 2Built by HPE, ORNL’s TDS and full system are ranked #2 and #8 on the Green500
62.68 gigaflops/watt power efficiency for ORNL’s TDS system, 52.59 gigaflops/watt power efficiency for full system
- 1Built by HPE, ORNL’s Frontier supercomputer is the #1 on HPL-MxP list
9.95 exaflops on the HPL-MxP benchmark (formerly HPL-AI)
Frontier: moving the future forward
Oak Ridge National Laboratory announces the Frontier supercomputer, and with it, a new era of insights, answers, and innovation. The 2 exaflops-capable system will make possible transformative science — advancing knowledge in everything from medicine to biology to material science to deep space to climate change. Frontier is both the culmination of a long-term dream—and the start of countless new ones.
America’s exascale future
Exascale is the next level of computing performance solving calculations five times faster than today’s top supercomputers.
Exascale computing’s impact across science and commercial industry
Capturing the wonder of the stars
Capturing the power of the wind
Capturing the wonder of global interconnectedness
Capturing the wonder of who we are
”Frontier is ushering in a new era of exascale computing to solve the world’s biggest scientific challenges.”ORNL Director Thomas Zacharia