NEWS

September 2019

Texas Boosts U.S. Science with Fastest Academic Supercomputer in the World

TACC's leadership-class system tops all academic supercomputers, achieves 23.5 PetaFLOPS on Top500 benchmark


June 2019

Frontera Named 5th Fastest Supercomputer in the World

TACC's leadership-class system tops all academic supercomputers, achieves 23.5 PetaFLOPS on Top500 benchmark


January 2019

Computation for the Endless Frontier

TACC wins $60 million award to build the nation's fastest academic supercomputer


August 2018

New Texas Supercomputer to Push the Frontiers of Science

National Science Foundation awards $60 million to the Texas Advanced Computing Center to build nation's fastest academic supercomputer


August 2018

University supercomputers are science's unsung heroes, and Texas will get the fastest yet

Supercomputers are powerful machines with great names—Blue Waters, Bridges, Jetstream, Comet. But a new one will soon be joining that list: Frontera. The $60 million machine will live at the University of Texas at Austin and is scheduled to come online next year.


August 2018

NSF awards $60 million for next-generation supercomputer

Texas Advanced Computing Center to build nation’s most powerful academic high-performance computing system