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China officially have worlds fastest supercomputer

We reported weeks ago that it looked as if China were going to overtake the US for the world’s fastest computer title, and we were right. The Chinese Tianhe-1A system at the National Supercomputer Center in Tianjin has achieved a performance level of 2.57 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second). …

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nVidia supercomputer delivers 1.271 petaflops per second

Is your computer just not cutting it anymore? Then perhaps this will get the juices flowing. China has just installed the worlds second most powerful computer built around nVidia Tesla C2050 boards. The system has a total of 4,640 Tesla parts and also features a rack of Intel X5650 processors. …

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