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china supercomputer takes top spot
2014-06-24 04:10:54

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online China is the land of that "Great Wall," and now it is also the land of the fastest computer on Earth for a third time. The Tianhe-2, which was developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, was declared the world's fastest computer according to Top500 list – the twice yearly compilation of fastest computers. The Tianhe-2 was able to acquire 33.86 petaflops – quadrillions of calculations per second – utilizing the...

2014-03-26 12:33:02

Tianhe-2 supercomputer to be the arena for ASC14 Student Supercomputer Challenge BEIJING, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 24, 2014 the ASC Student Supercomputer Challenge ("ASC14"), organized by Inspur Group, held a press conference in Beijing to officially announce the 16 teams that have qualified for the final, which will be held at Sun Yat-Sen University (Guangzhou) on April 21-25. The conference included speakers from domestic and overseas teams, along with...

China Reclaims 'World's Fastest Supercomputer' Title With Tianhe-2
2013-06-17 14:29:22

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Chinese researchers have developed the world's fastest computer system capable of operating as fast as 33.86 petaflops per second. Tianhe-2, developed by China's National University of Defense Technology, overtook the former champion Titan, which was built by the United States. Titan is installed at the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) and now ranks number two with a performance of 17.59 petaflops...

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2010-11-15 11:30:00

China overtook the United States recently to become the world leader of supercomputing on Sunday after a www.top500.org survey ranked the country's Tianhe supercomputer the fastest machine on the planet. The Tianhe, meaning Milky Way, is, in theory, able to complete more than 1 quadrillion calculations per second -- or one petaflop -- when running at peak speed. By comparison, one day of tasks for Tianhe might take a top-notch personal computer 160 years to complete, working non-stop. The...


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