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World’s fastest supercomputer belongs to China
« on: 21/02/2011 06:09:16 »
“A computer called Tianhe-1A, unveiled on Wednesday at a conference in Beijing, China, can run calculations faster than the previous speed leader, a computer at a U.S. lab in Tennessee.

The new computer set a performance record by crunching 2.507 petaflops of data at once. The previous leader, a computer called Cray XT5 Jaguar and located at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, completed 1.75 petaflop calculations.

Analysts say the new record underscores China’s place as a global tech leader.

According to Nvidia, the computer technology company, the world’s fastest computer will be operated as an open access system and will be used for large scale scientific computations.”

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World’s fastest supercomputer belongs to China
« Reply #1 on: 21/02/2011 06:35:52 »
Cool!

I see the CPUs are Intel Xeon chips. Oh! Wait a minute, they are not made in China.
 

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« Reply #2 on: 21/02/2011 09:49:26 »
erhmm !!

This ZX81 is much faster !




 

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World’s fastest supercomputer belongs to China
« Reply #3 on: 23/02/2011 11:43:33 »
What are you insinuating Mr Sheepy?

 

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