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

The machine is called Frontera.
Stampede2

A supercomputer called Stampede2 will be joined by Frontera.

Sean Cunningham, TACC

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.

“It will be the fastest machine ever deployed at a university in the

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