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IBM, Cray lead Top 500 supercomputer

 

The world’s two most powerful computers have not been surpassed in 2009, but the latest edition of the Top 500 supercomputer list shows a new entry in third place and continued dominance from the likes of IBM, Cray, HP and Intel.

Announced Tuesday, the Top 500 Supercomputer Sites list ranks the world’s fastest machines twice a year. The total combined performance of the 500 machines has reached 22.6 petaflops, nearly twice what was achieved only one year ago. Each petaflop represents one thousand trillion calculations per second.

Read more at:

http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/062309-supercomputer-list.html

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