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06.17.13
Tianhe-2 supercomputer claims the lead in Top 500 list, thanks its 3.1 million processor cores
06.17.13

Tianhe-2 supercomputer claims the lead in Top 500 list, thanks its 3.1 million processor cores

As predicted, Chinese supercomputer Tianhe-2 (also known as the Milky Way-2) has now been crowned...

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06.08.13
Tianhe-2 may easily crush supercomputer speed record at 30.7 petaflops
06.08.13

Tianhe-2 may easily crush supercomputer speed record at 30.7 petaflops

Many suspect that China's Tianhe-2 could win the supercomputer speed wars, but there haven't been...

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11.12.12
Titan supercomputer leads latest Top 500 list, newly-available Xeon Phi chip cracks top ten
11.12.12

Titan supercomputer leads latest Top 500 list, newly-available Xeon Phi chip cracks top ten

The supercomputer formerly known as Jaguar recently got an upgrade that was significant enough to...

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11.01.12
China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer could hit 100 petaflops in 2015, may have a race on its hands
11.01.12

China's Tianhe-2 supercomputer could hit 100 petaflops in 2015, may have a race on its hands

China's supercomputer development is as much driven by national reputation as by military prowess...

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06.19.12
IBM's water-cooled supercomputer saves energy and helps with your heating bill (video)
06.19.12

IBM's water-cooled supercomputer saves energy and helps with your heating bill (video)

IBM's SuperMuc has had a good week. Not only has the three petaflop machine been listed as Europe'...

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06.18.12
NNSA Sequoia supercomputer takes worlds fastest title, prevents nuclear testing
06.18.12

NNSA Sequoia supercomputer takes worlds fastest title, prevents nuclear testing

Fujitsu's 10.51 petaflop K supercomputer is pretty fast, but does it pack enough computational oom...

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11.18.11
Behind Amazon's Silk browser lurks a really fast supercomputer
11.18.11

Behind Amazon's Silk browser lurks a really fast supercomputer

We were hardly shocked to see Fujitsu atop the most recent list of the world's fastest supercompu...

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11.16.11
Intel's gettin' kinda heavy, it's got the power, gonna break your heart
11.16.11

Intel's gettin' kinda heavy, it's got the power, gonna break your heart

Intel spent most of yesterday standing in the bar at the SC11 conference showing off the size o...

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